I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel
Maya Angelou

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Positive Inspirational Leadership Stories

Manager versus Leader

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 perspective.

The managers asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.

Managers have their eyes on the bottom line; leaders have their eyes on the horizon.

The manager imitates; the leader originates.

The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.

The manager is the classic good soldier; the leader is his own person.

The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.

Warren Bennis

 

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