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Those project managers who rise about the ranks and obtain the most coveted positions and assignments are those individuals who usually demonstrate the highest level of aptitude in leadership. This article discusses how project managers can move forward in their careers by shifting their focus from marketing their own accomplishments to helping their teams excel. In doing so, it identifies the critical skills that project managers need to develop and demonstrate in order to successfully lead others. It also suggests approaches and techniques that can help project professionals refine their leadership abilities. It then recommends methods that can help project managers distinguish themselves from the pack and develop a reputation that garners the respect of key decision makers.