LEADERS VERSUS MANAGERS

  • Leaders are original…Managers copy.
  • Leaders develop…Managers maintain.
  • Leaders focus on people…Managers focus on systems & structure.
  • Leaders inspire trust…Managers rely on control.
  • Leaders innovate…Managers administrate.
  • Leaders have a large-range perspective…Managers have a short-range view.
  • Leaders ask what and why…Managers ask how and when.
  • Leaders have their eyes on the horizon…Managers have their eyes on the bottom line.
  • Leaders originate…Managers imitate.
  • Leaders challenge the status quo…Managers accept it.
  • Leaders do the right thing…Managers do things right.
  • Leaders always try & maintain a positive attitude.
  • Leaders do not reveal doubts about a chosen course of action in their subordinates.
  • Leaders personally accept blame for shortcomings in activities for which they are responsible & generally share the credit for successes.
  • Leaders do not ask their subordinates to accept sacrifices that they are not willing to make themselves.

(AMERICA ONLINE…”LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES”)

Just sayin’….


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