Part 1: How Leading is Different to Managing

Management gets a bad name in many business books. It’s represented as a kind of cardigan-wearing, boring compliance function. We need managers to get things done.. Managers are brilliant at activating the people around them to get the job don; they marshal resources and get people focused. 

– Matt Church

The difference between managing and leading

John Kotter in a short video on the difference between managing and leading.

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Leadership and Management: Same or different?

Roger Collins talks more about the difference between leadership and management.

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Management is still not leadership

John Kotter beautifully describes the difference between leadership and management, and why we need both.

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About the book

Do What You Say You’ll Do is the essential book for new leaders or those wishing to reinvent their leadership style. It’s practical and easy to read, and full of wisdom from leadership experts and coaches.

About Tammy Tansley

Tammy works with organisations and individuals to enable great people performance. She has worked around the world with large businesses, not for profits, government and private sector organisations. She is currently the Principal of Tammy Tansley Consulting and co owner of Help Me HR. She is a mum to two young mischiefs. She runs, she blogs, and she likes to eat good food.