Strong leaders have a vision of where they want to go and are able to make difficult decisions, even if these are unpopular with other people. They have the confidence to take risks and deal with the consequences, as well as solving difficult problems. Motivating team members and ensuring communication in clear are also important skills of becoming a leader.
However, it’s one thing knowing what skills you need, but it’s another thing implementing them in the workplace.
People don’t become leaders overnight. Even those that are “born” leaders need help in improving their skills.
Focus on Skills: Leadership Skills for Project and Programme Managers conveys the core skills that are needed to function as a leader and provides a step-by-step guide into becoming an effective and efficient leader. This title is written by the OGC and published by TSO, providing accurate guidance and tips that really work. It includes clear information and templates, which are backed up by anecdotes and worked examples, conveying key information on leadership.
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