Do you have the right project leadership style to success with your project? Managing a project team is a hard job. You have to be both compassionate, motivating and strict at the same time. How do you get the project team to listen to you? How do you get your project members want to do something? How do you get the team performing without bringing out the worst in you? I would say it boils down to your way of leading your project team. You must build trust earn the team’s respect? If not, your project leadership task will be a long uphill journey. The true project leader earns respect by balancing reward, inspiration and punishment as needed. The good news is that it is quite easy to identify if you are a "True" project leader or a "Bad" project manager. Check out these characteristics to figure out which one you are.