11 differences between leaders & managers

1. Leaders do the right things; Managers do things right.

2. Leaders focus on people; Managers focus on systems.

3. Leaders ask what and why; Managers ask how and when.

4. Leaders innovate; Managers administer.

5. Leaders develop; Managers maintain.

6. Leaders inspire trust; Managers rely on control.

7. Leaders have a longer-term perspective; Managers have a short-term perspective.

8. Leaders originate; Managers imitate.

9. Leaders have an eye on the horizon; Managers have an eye on the bottom-line.

10. Leaders are their own person; Managers emulate the classic good soldier.

11. Leaders challenge the status-quo; Managers accept the status-quo.