Leadership Checklist: 7 Differences Between Being A Leader And A Manager

“When I speak to managers, I get the feeling that they are important. When I speak to leaders, I get the feeling that I am important.” 

So, let’s imagine you’re managing a team of people. The question here is – does this automatically turn you into a LEADER? ⁣

The answer is – absolutely NO⁣.

If you think that by acquiring a certain position or a title you become a leader then we have some bad news for you… Leadership is NOT a title. It’s a mindset. So, what’s the difference between a manager and a leader?

FL Leadership Checklist:

🛑A manager knows everything ⁣
✅A leader admits mistakes ⁣

🛑A manager tells what to do ⁣
✅A leader shows how to do things ⁣

🛑A manager points out your mistakes ⁣
✅A leader praises your achievements ⁣

🛑A manager criticises ⁣
✅A leader gives advice ⁣

🛑A manager gives orders ⁣
✅A leader shows direction ⁣

🛑A manager demands respect ⁣
✅A leader earns respect ⁣

🛑A manager rules with threats ⁣
✅A leader shows human kindness ⁣

We all should aspire to become leaders by following these simple steps. It’s not hard. Give it a go and you’ll see how the world around you changes. ⁣

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