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Please forgive me for a bit of a rant today, but I feel compelled to write about leadership, management, and the fact that they’re different.
Management is a discipline that has five functions: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling.
Leadership is the ability of an individual to influence.
Using these definitions, everyone can be a leader. Let me say that again, everyone can be a leader. We want managers to be leaders. But not all leaders will have the job title of manager. That’s okay. Because management and leadership are not interchangeable terms. And we