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What is the difference between leadership and management?
One of the best quotes I have read on the subject goes like this:
“Management is showing how to climb the ladder. Leadership is knowing which wall to lean it on.”
As a leader you need to know where you are going. And if you want to keep people engaged, you better have a good reason for why you are going there too.
One of the most frustrating experiences for a leader is when you loose faith in your own direction and vision, or the vision you are selling to your team and employees.
Maybe you have gained new insights that won’t let you go back to business as usual, maybe you have gained a deeper understanding about what actually is possible for you as a leader.
Either way, how can you stop pretending? How can you realign yourself with your current understanding? How do you make the shift?
Embracing that challenge is the difference between leadership and management.
Here is one small step you can do today:
Put an end to denial. Acknowledge to yourself if things need to change, even if you don’t yet know how to change them. Acknowledging what is self evident relieves you of the burden of secrecy – if only in front of yourself. It also opens up your mind to become creative in finding possible solutions that you cannot yet fathom. Admitting you have the question is the first step to finding the answer.
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