5 Ways to Shift from Manager to Leader

IDiscover Journal

Sometimes I am working with a client and it hits me; although an individual holds the top position at their company they have not consciously accepted the role of “leader”. And as Leading 03I’ve touched on here before, there’s a big difference between being a manager and a leader. A manager can oversee the operational side of a business – and often do it well. But, that’s only half the battle. Businesses require a visionary. They need someone who can envision what the future will look like and how the business will get there. And just as important is the skill to get share that vision and keep the business moving in the direction of the long-term destination.

The other truth that I’ve seen is that many business leaders are thrust into that position sometimes without asking for it or desiring it or even being ready for it. All of a…

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