Leading without Authority: How to Manage and Lead People | Video

Leading without Authority: How to Manage and Lead People | Video

Project Managers rarely have authority over the people we need to manage. So, our challenge is leading without authority.

A manager typically has authority over the people they manage. But project managers rarely do. So, we cannot simply tell our team members what to do and expect them to comply. Rather, we must manage and lead people without authority.

In this video, I discuss the:

  • difference between managing and leading
  • personal skills we need to rely on when leading without authority
  • nine habits that will help you with managing and leading without authority
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About the Author Mike Clayton

Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 13 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.

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