10 Rock Solid Truths About Management vs. Leadership

Stop me if you’ve heard this one….

Three guys walk into a bar – a boss, a manager, and a leader. The bartender says “whadda ya have?”

The boss abruptly orders a round of beers without asking the other two what they want. The manager asks how much the beers are going to cost. The leader inspires everyone to reach their full potential.

Bad jokes aside, there is a difference between management and leadership. While the two terms are often used interchangeable (as I often do), management and leadership are not the same.

Read my latest article over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out what they are.