The Difference Between Being a Leader and a Manager at Work

Leadership expert Kimberly Wiefling compares and contrasts leadership and management in this one minute video. Wiefling says there are far more managers than leaders because management is easier and has less risk involved. While both are important, there are two main differences. Managers have specific job titles and are at the top of the totem pole. Leaders can have any title and may not have the most experience. Unlike managers, leaders deal with the unknown, therefore it is a riskier endeavor.

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