What Makes a Good Leader?

What Makes a Good Leader?

 

In a recent article published by Forbes magazine they talk about the differences between management and leadership and what makes a good leader. Fifteen members of the Coaches Council shared their thoughts:

  1. Leaders Want You to Win
  2. Leaders Are Visionary, Managers are Tactical
  3. Mangers Micromanage, Leaders Inspire
  4. Leaders Ask “Why” instead of “How”
  5. Leaders Guide Others Towards An Outcome
  6. Managers Train, Leaders Develop
  7. Leaders Focus on Long-Term Results
  8. Leaders Lead, Managers Follow
  9. Leaders Have Courage to Face What Others Fear
  10. Leaders Challenge the Status Quo
  11. Manager Is a Position, Leader is a Quality
  12. Leaders Know How to Listen
  13. Leaders Grow People
  14. Leaders Give Their ‘Power’ Away
  15. All Managers Should be Leaders

Check out the full article at forbes.com for details on the differences between the two and how you can transition from a manager to a leader.