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17 Traits That Set Managers & Leaders Apart [Infographic]

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Do you lead your staff or manage them? Being a leader is not always easy and does not come naturally for most. We are taught by our parents, the media, and our teachers to tell rather than sell.

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

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Like everything worth having, learning to lead rather than manage takes practice and hard work. Will you slip? Definitely! But taking time to work on this soft skill will not only improve your work relationships but also help with employee retention and growth.

“Everyone who is a great leader isn’t necessarily a great manager. And great managers aren’t necessarily great leaders.” -Lisa McKale

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Do you agree with the 17 differences? Tell us what you think in the comments below. 

Infographic from the ResourcefulManager

Leader vs Manager


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