Leading and motivating IT professionals who are typically highly skilled and specialized IT technologies, may require fine-tuning approach. The conventional wisdom in leading and managing IT professionals encompasses several key principles. The presentation will address strategies and best practices to effectively lead and motivate IT Professionals and management pitfalls to avoid. Number of the principles and best practice are brought to light, while these principles provide a general framework for leading and managing IT professionals, it’s important to remember that individual preferences and circumstances may vary. Effective leadership often involves adapting these principles to the specific needs and dynamics of the team and organization.