Leaders vs. Managers: The Real Answer to What's Better


Leadership is about where you’re going and your journey along the way. It involves changing the status quo in order to create a desired future. Leadership behaviors include:

Challenging the current way of doing things: searching for opportunities and taking risks Creating shared meaning and understanding of actions and events Inspiring a shared vision Fostering collaboration and strengthening others Recognizing and celebrate accomplishments and small wins Setting an example: acting consistently, creating trust Moving forward with self-confidence, focusing on a vision not obstacles, learning from mistakes

Management is about implementation. It’s about developing yourself and others to become high performers, putting processes in place that support accomplishing goals and ensuring that tasks are accomplished well. Management behaviors include:

Goal setting Planning work Defining roles . . . → Read More: Leaders vs. Managers: The Real Answer to What’s Better