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Leaders vs. Managers – What’s the Difference?

Once a person becomes responsible for a group of people and their performance, they need to fulfil two distinct roles – a leadership role and a management role. The challenge here is that leading and management are two very different activities that require very different skills. Following on from our last post from Hennie on the different qualities [...]

Am I a leader or a manager?

In recent research I’ve done, I’ve discovered an interesting phenomenon.  When research participants were asked to list characteristics or attributes of a manger or leader that people loved working for, the following attributes came out tops: Trustworthiness Honesty Inspirational Communication Setting a good example Taking a genuine interest in me Patience Self Awareness Self Confidence Empathy Giving [...]