“When I speak to managers, I get the feeling that they are important. When I speak to leaders, I get the feeling that I am important.”
So, let’s imagine you’re managing a team of people. The question here is – does this automatically turn you into a LEADER?
The answer is – absolutely NO.
If you think that by acquiring a certain position or a title you become a leader then we have some bad news for you… Leadership is NOT a title. It’s a mindset. So, what’s the difference between a manager and a leader?
FL Leadership Checklist:
🛑A manager knows everything
✅A leader admits mistakes
🛑A manager tells what to do
✅A leader shows how to do things
🛑A manager points out your mistakes
✅A leader praises your achievements
🛑A manager criticises
✅A leader gives advice
🛑A manager gives orders
✅A leader shows direction
🛑A manager demands respect
✅A leader earns respect
🛑A manager rules with threats
✅A leader shows human kindness
We all should aspire to become leaders by following these simple steps. It’s not hard. Give it a go and you’ll see how the world around you changes.
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