The difference between management and leadership
Managers work to get their employees to do what they did yesterday, but a little faster and a little cheaper.
Leaders, on the other hand, know where they'd like to go, but understand that they can't get there without their tribe, without giving those they lead the tools to make something happen.
Managers want authority. Leaders take responsibility.
We need both. But we have to be careful not to confuse them. And it helps to remember that leaders are scarce and thus more valuable.
Posted by Seth Godin on October 22, 2011 | Permalink
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The difference between management and leadership:
Sunday, 23 October 2011
Seth's Blog: The difference between management and leadership
Vice- President attends Christmas eve celebration, says preserve our culture Vice- President holds talks with Afghan Second Vice Presid...
Demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 currency notes has been in the news since 8th November and seen by many as the best Diverting of att...