Managers

Leaders

Working in the system

Working on the system

React

Create opportunities

Control risks

Seek opportunities

Enforce organizational rules

Change organizational rules

Seek and then follow direction

Provide a vision to believe in and strategic alignment

Control people by pushing them in the right direction

Motivate people by satisfying human needs

Coordinate effort

Inspire achievement and energize people

Provide instructions

Coach followers, create self-leaders, and empower them

 

 

 

Leadership Attributes  ▪  12 Roles of a Corporate Leader

 

 

 

 

To Lead or To Manage? You Need Both

"Manage things... lead people."  ~ Admiral Grace Hopper

The difference between a leader and a manager is not very sharp, and both are required for effective corporate growth: leadership risk creates opportunities while management strictness turns them into tangible results.

Vadim Kotelnikov quotes Innovators vs Managers Innovators succeed by breaking rules managers follow rules

"There is a direct correlation between the way people view their managers and the way they perform. Strong leadership is imperative for shaping a group of people into a force that serves as a sustainable competitive advantage." ~ Mark Stevens

However, "if your organization is not on a journey don't bother about leadership just settle for management", advises John Adair.

 

 

 

Leadership-Management Synergy  ▪  Leading Change vs. Managing Change

 

 

 

Vadim Kotelnikov quotes Wave of Change Managers avoid Leaders ride Innovarors create  

Leading Change vs. Managing Change

Leaders amplify strengths.

Managers reduce weaknesses. ... More

Effective managers may just follow the rules, but true leaders must be creative. Leadership is about inspiring people to abandon their their old habits and achieve new things, and therefore largely about change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Drucker advice

Management is doing things right;

leadership is doing the right things.

Peter
Drucker

 

Stephen Covey advice quotes

Management works in the system, leadership works on the system.

Stephen
Covey

 

Jack Welch advice business quotes

Lead more, manage less.

Managers muddle leaders inspire. Leaders are people who inspire with clear vision of how things can be done better.

Jack Welch

GE

 

Vadim Kotelnikov advice quotes

Managers lock you in a status quo.

Leaders pull you into their wind of change.

Vadim Kotelnikov

Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo    Business e-Coach    Innompic Games icon