Leading People; Managing Things

Level 5 Leadership Collins
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Leading People; Managing Things

The moment you stop managing things/activities and start managing people you become a Leader.
Leadership is not about designations/hierarchy.

  Connie, USA
 

Leader vs manager

Leaders lead, managers manage. The two are very different. PEOPLE cannot normally "be managed"; they can however, follow leaders (good or bad). Leadership is a personal investment of time and energy in not only telling staff the organizational priorities, but exhibiting behaviors that show "walking the walk". Exceptional managers, in my experience, manage processes; exceptional leaders show us how to meet the personal and organizationsl goals.

  Kaycee, India
 

Level 5 Leader

Great thought process. The essential difference in a Manager and a Leader is while the effectiveness of the manager is determined by "Available resources, Optimal utilization and Maximum output", the effectiveness of a leader is determined by "When in doubt - Show the way" to his team.

  Sigge Sandstrom
CEO, Finland
 

Leaders Manage Managers to Lead...

I guess we would need to include Bosses here as well:-) Seriously though my favorite phrase, guiding light has been that I want to: "LEAD people and MANAGE the numbers they create". Sometimes I have...

 

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