Category: Leadership

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Zero Tolerance for “Brilliant Jerks”

Catch Christa Kirby's presentation "Cultivating an Agile Mindset: Creativity, Trust, and a Plastic Toothbrush Case" at this year's Agile & Scrum Conference!  By Christa Kirby, MA, LCAT, PMP, CSM,…


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Why Your Agile Implementation Failed

Join IIL’s virtual conference on Thursday, May 4th for more insights on Agile, Scrum, and Kanban. By Roy Schilling At one point in my career, I was a manager in a large financial organization.…


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The Common Traits of Exceptional Leaders — A Live Case Study

by Sofia Zafeiri For a significant period of my student life and as a Communications Professional, I’ve been wondering which personality traits are the ones that I need to work on to make…


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How to brand yourself on LinkedIn

With approximately 467 million users in 200 countries, LinkedIn is undoubtedly the largest Professional Network on Social Media. Yet, there seems to be a significant number of users who ignore the…


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They’re Developing Project Leadership Skills One Boat at a Time

Image by Stephanie Aaronson By J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, GWCPM, SCPM   |   Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL Susan Crown is a philanthropist. A member of the billionaire…


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Why You Should Give Your Organization the Option to Fail

By Joel “Thor” Neeb    |    President – Afterburner I spent 17 years in the U.S. Air Force as a trainer pilot and fighter pilot. As I gained more experience as an instructor I would…


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How to Get Your Project Team to Speak Up in Meetings

By J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, GWCPM, SCPM Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL I’ve never been a “big meeting” kind of guy. While many people find it hard to believe, I’m an…


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Acknowledging the “Unseen” for their Contributions!

By Judith W. Umlas  Sr. Vice President, Author, and Trainer – IIL Before the holidays, I asked IIL VP of Worldwide Distribution Steve Osborn for the home address of someone in our company who had…


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Want to Be a Better Project Leader? Start Asking for Feedback

By J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, GWCPM, SCPM Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL You probably haven’t heard of Barbara Mistick, but she did what I should have done many…


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Reinventing Yourself and Pursuing Your Passion!

By Judith W. Umlas  Sr. Vice President, Author, and Trainer – IIL Originally published on www.joanlunden.com.  Quite a few years ago, when I was a full-time professional in the television…


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