To build and maintain a successful organization, there needs to be a variety of people playing different roles in order for things to run, and run smoothly at that.

Some of these roles are easily defined while others may have more confusing boundaries, such as the difference between a manager and a leader. You can be a manager and a leader at the same time, but just because you’re a phenomenal leader doesn’t guarantee you’ll be a great manager, and vice-versa, so what’s the real difference?

1. The leader innovates whereas the manager administers.

2. The leader inspires trust whereas the manager relies on control.
3. The leader asks “what” and “why,” whereas the manager asks “how” and “when.”

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