What’s the difference between a manager and a leader? Here are a few ideas.
Managers seek to organize and standardize.
Leaders seek to grow and innovate.
Managers focus on processes.
Leaders focus on potential.
Managers try to find the right answers.
Leaders try to ask the right questions.
Managers rely on policies to control the business.
Leaders rely on people to transform the business.
Managers ask “What do we stand to lose?”
Leaders ask “What do we stand to gain?”