Shepherding

Definition: Lead through gentle and persistent redirection toward the objective. Example: Allow the project team adequate exploration time; discuss alternatives before selecting the way forward.

Relates to: Be Nimble to Exceed the Rate of Change

SKILL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

ONLINE RESOURCES

How to Ask Better Questions

BOOKS

How to Say Anything to Anyone: A Guide to Building Business Relationships That Really Work
Stick with It: Mastering the Art of Adherence

COURSE, WORKSHOP, OR SEMINAR

Leading and Managing High-Performing Project Teams


TOOL RESOURCES

Tools to support this skill may include:

Business Model Canvas: The Business Model Canvas
Internal Accelerator: Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days
Internal Accelerator: How to Design Your Own Innovation Accelerator: A Checklist
Knowledge Sharing Platform: The Complete Guide to Knowledge Management: A Strategic Plan to Leverage Your Company's Intellectual Capital
Knowledge Sharing Platform: The New Edge in Knowledge: How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business
Mentoring: The Mentor Leader: Secrets to Building People and Teams That Win Consistently
Rules of Engagement: Likeonomics: The Unexpected Truth Behind Earning Trust, Influencing Behavior, and Inspiring Action
Rules of Engagement: Power Shift: The New Rules of Engagement
Rules of Engagement: The Rules of Engagement