The difference between leading and managing

EOB The Difference Between Leading And Managing

The really effective leader is the one who encourages free and open communication, who demonstrates respect for their colleagues, who encourages initiative, and who takes care of the team to the best of their ability.

The Difference Between Leading And Managing

There are significant differences between leaders and managers

  • The Manager administers, the leader innovates
  • The Manager is a copy, the leader is an original
  • The Manager maintains, the leader develops
  • The Manager focuses on systems and structure, the leader focuses on people
  • The Manager relies on control, the leader inspires trust
  • The Manager has a short range view, the leader has a long range view
  • The Manager asks how and when, the leaders asks what and why
  • The Manager has an eye on the bottom line, the leader has an eye on the horizon
  • The Manager imitates, the leader originates
  • The Manager accepts the status quo, the leader challenges it
  • The Manager does things right, the leader does the right things.