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Are you being a manager or a leader – or both?

So what’s the difference between Management & Leadership and why is that important?

  • Typically, managers maintain things and leaders change things
  • Management is about ‘what’ and ‘how’ and leadership is about ‘why’.
  • Management is about the issues of the day, and leadership is about the issues of the future .
  • Management is reactive and leadership is mostly proactive
  • Management is about coping with today’s complexity,              whilst leadership is about coping with change
  • Managers are responsible for getting tasks done on time/on budget; leaders are responsible for developing people to achieve the vision.

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