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Jan 11, 2018

Are leadership and management really different? And does it matter? This month’s coaching conversation explores what separates leadership from management. And what connects them. And why it matters for you and the people you lead.Are leadership and management really different? And does it matter? This month’s coaching conversation explores what separates leadership from management. And what connects them. And why it matters for you and the people you lead.

If you're interested in related episodes, you can search the archive under "Leadership" and/or "Management Skills." Those are at:https://essentialcomm.com/tag/leadership/

and

https://essentialcomm.com/tag/management-skills/


Five specific episodes you can listen to are

  • Building Empathy
  • Dynamic One-on-Ones
  • How Teams Fight
  • Taming Meetings
  • The Voice of Authority


During the episode, three lists are built. Here they are:

Leadership behaviors:

  • Motivating
  • Aligning
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Creating visions and strategies

Management actions:

  • Staffing
  • Budgeting
  • Controlling
  • Measuring
  • Problem solving


Relationship skills:

  • Strong, positive networks
  • The ability to persuade
  • Having influence
  • Using emotional intelligence


The thought leader about leadership versus management is John Kotter from Harvard Business School. He has many books and articles that explore this topic in depth.