In this podcast, Cornelius Fichtner interviews Susanne Madsen for the second time about her book The Power of Project Leadership. He first interviewed her in 2015 in episode 309, in this podcast they discuss several of the leadership concepts she puts forward in her book and provide lots of great leadership tips.
They discuss how projects and work environments are becoming increasingly complex, with more stakeholders, dispersed teams and an unprecedented rate of technological change. In order to adapt to this complexity and find new opportunities to innovate and build a high performing team, project managers must shift their mindset to one of project leadership. The Power of Project Leadership explains how to generate positive results for projects and clients while growing as a leader and empowering the team to fully contribute.
The book focuses on 7 keys to help you transform from project manager to project leader. To help listeners along on that journey, they take a closer look at Key #5 Build Trust with Stakeholders and key #6 Use Powerful techniques.
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Source: PM Podcast
Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM, is the President at OSP International LLC, a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). He is the founder and owner of The Project Management PrepCast, a regular show in the format of a traditional radio show, which teaches project managers the foundations for passing the PMP Exam. Cornelius and his team have coached over 27,000 project managers on their way to becoming PMP certified. Cornelius writes about project management training and certification.