“I found this book to be a well-structured, easy read that delivers results. Immediately after I started reading the book, I caught myself monitoring and categorizing my feelings in various situations throughout the day. Several times, I paused and rethought the way in which I was about to approach my team members, boss or assistant at work or my husband at home. True to its title, out of the many books dealing with the subject of emotional intelligence, this book is a worthy investment particularly for aspiring or current project management professionals.”
-PM World Today Magazine
"... A well-structured, easy read that delivers results... a worthy investment particularly for aspiring or current project management professionals."-PM World Today Magazine
“… presents many good, practical suggestions that can definitely have a positive affect on a project team...any project manager must read this book.”--IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine
"It’s the book I wished I’d written. If you don’t own a copy, go out and get one."-- pm4girls.com
"Providing a complete framework for applying emotional intelligence to meet the unique challenges of project managers, this powerful book gives readers the tools, techniques and guidance they need.” --Primavera magazine
In order to run projects successfully, project managers need to master more than the requisite technical knowledge. The more complex the project, the more significant their interpersonal skills become to achieving a successful outcome. Without the people skills necessary to lead effectively, even the most carefully orchestrated project can quickly fall apart.
Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers introduces readers to the basic concepts of emotional intelligence and shows how to apply them to their project goals. Readers will learn how to:
* set the tone and direction for the project
* communicate more effectively
* improve listening skills
* create a positive work environment
* motivate, coach, and mentor team members
* productively handle stress, criticism, and blame
* and more.
Complete with checklists and self-assessments, this handy guide enables project managers to apply these important skills to their projects right away.