The project manager's likeability factor

The Project Manager's Likeability Factor - is it more important than the project manager's IQ? Project managers create a difference in today's enterprise. Sometimes it is exciting to wonder who we are calling a project manager. Organisations today are missing an important realisation in the fact that the success of the project manager is a reflection of how successful the organisation is. The key discovery here is that the success of the project manager is so closely associated with his/her likeability factor. This "Likeability Quotient" or "LQ" is far more valuable in getting projects successfully completed than the IQ or even the EQ (emotional quotient). The EQ works well as the foundation to set the project manager's readiness for the right dose of LQ that enables project success. Linking this LQ to the model development started in "The Leader Side of the Project Manager" paper during PMI Global Congress 2003-Europe (Den Haag, The Netherlands) will be another key emphasis of this soft skills/leadership dis
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