Leaders VS Managers
Part 2: Characteristics
In my previous post, we looked at the different communication styles between a manager and a leader. What are the characteristics of each type of person that would lead people to communicate and supervise using such different styles and approaches? Take a moment to review the very unique differences that separate a
Managing and leading are two different ways of supervising and organizing people. Manager’s control or direct people and resources according to principles and values that have already been established. They tend to use a formal and rational method in their approach. Leaders tend to use passion and positive energy to stir emotions. They strive to set a new direction or vision for an individual or group that they lead. These two different styles, managing and leading, are as different in their individual characteristics as they are on the effect they have on the organization they are a part of.