The sad part about life is we tend to comment only on those who do it wrong and neglect to balance it with praise for those who do it right
Keith Ready

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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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