By: Vadim Kotelnikov

Founder, Ten3 Business e-Coach Inspiration and Innovation Unlimited!


"Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system." ~ Stephen R. Covey

More Leadership Quotes



Resulting Synergy


Provide vision

Employee Empowerment

◄ Provide resources

Pursue opportunities

Strategic Achievement

Reduce risks




Lead improvisation ►

Jazz of Innovation

◄ Provide structure

Do right things ►


◄ Do things right



Synergy between Your Leadership and Management Roles

  • Leadership role: to provide inspiration, create opportunities, energize people, and make key choices

  • Management role: to make things happen and keep work on track; to supervise endless details and engage in complex interactions that are routinely part of any development



Business BLISS

Balance Leadership Innovation Synergy Speed

Leadership and Management: a Difference and Synergy

Leadership vs. Management

To maximize your long-term success you should strive to be both a manager and a leader and to synergize their functions. Merely possessing management skills is no longer sufficient for success as an executive in today's business world. You need to understand the differences between managing and leading and know how to integrate the two roles to achieve organizational success. As a manager, you must make sure that a job gets done, and as a leader, you must care about and focus on the people who do the job. To integrate management and leadership, therefore, demands a delicate balance between a calculated and logical focus on organizational processes (management) and visioning, energizing employees, and a genuine concern for them as people (leadership).1

Inspirational Leadership: 10 Roles

Inspirational leaders create an inspiring culture within their organization. They supply a shared vision and inspire people to achieve more than they may ever have dreamed possible. They are able to articulate a shared vision in a way that inspires others to act.

People do what they have to do for a manager, they do their best for an inspirational leader... More

Leadership and Management

  • Leaders seize opportunities; Managers avert threats. Both together progress more.

  • Leaders amplify strengths; Managers reduce weaknesses. Both together develop more... More



New Management Model


  1. We Have Lots of Managers... We Need Leaders, Patrick L. Townsend and Joan E. Gebhardt

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