We often tend to think that leaders and managers are the same people, but they are very different and for the success of business both must go hand in hand. They are not the same but they are linked and complementary to one another. Leaders are those who people follow while managers have people work for them. A successful business demands both leaders as well as managers.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
– Peter Drucker
Leaders inspire people to turn dreams into reality while managers' main focus is setting and achieving their goals. Things that determine the outcomes of leadership are included as to apply used plan, build, and direct organizational systems to accomplish missions and goals, while leadership skills are used to focus on a potential change by establishing direction, aligning people, and motivating and inspiring.
Leaders are risk-takers even if they fail miserably. They know that failure comes in the path of success whereas managers work to avoid risk rather than embracing it.
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Leadership is about motivating people to comprehend and believe in the vision you set for the company and to work with you on achieving your goals.
While management is more about administering the work and ensuring the day-to-day activities are getting done as they should.
Leaders work to build their personal brand through creativity, managers mimic the competencies and behaviors of others.
Ability to inspire
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For any company to be successful, it needs management that can plan, organize and coordinate its staff, and leaders that are inspiring and motivating them to perform to the best of their ability. Click here.
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