Power Skills Self-Assessment: Downloadable Template

Power Up Your Power Skills

For project professionals, power skills are critical. These abilities and behaviors facilitate working with others; from team members to stakeholders, sponsors and partners. They enable you to thrive in a fast-paced workplace. And they are a hallmark of high-performing teams.  

Also referred to as “soft skills,” power skills can distinguish project managers who merely manage tasks from those who empower, inspire and instill trust in their teams and stakeholders. Indeed, a project leader’s power skills are often the difference between project success and failure. 

So, how good are your power skills? This template will help you assess your daily habits in four of the most important power skills, according to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® 2023 report: 

  • Collaborative leadership 
  • Communication 
  • Problem-solving 
  • Strategic thinking 

Better understand your strengths — and where you need to focus on improvement. You can revisit this template to see how well you are progressing, and to identify additional areas where you can improve. 

Pulse of the Profession® 2023, 14th Edition

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