President, Roffensian Consulting Inc.
Andy Jordan is a well known author and speaker on project management and…
On one of my teams I have a very smart person who is still young and inexperienced. He’s very good at what he does but also keen to move beyond the perceived restrictions of his current role and expand his skills and exposure within the organization. Recently he was given an opportunity to lead an element of the team’s work that gave him the opportunity to get involved in presentations to senior management, to deal with business stakeholders and become involved with a wider range of new issues.
For project leaders, this situation poses an interesting challenge. You want to coach team members to develop the skills that they need to succeed in the position, and provide as