Lead people, manage growth




12 Effective Leadership Roles Creating a Vision Employee Empowerment Team Building and Teamwork Leadership Synergy Effective Manager Strategic Management: Resource-based Model Pursuing Opportunities Strategic Achievement Risk Management Inspirational Leadership Decentralization and Delegation Results-based Leadership The Jazz of Innovation Leading Innovation Strategic Leadership Managing Innovation vs. Managing Operations Vadim Innovation System Leadership-Management Synergy  

The Essence of Managerial Leadership

Leadership is not a position, it is change-creating action.
Leaders establish a purpose, define the strategic direction and convey how it supports the fundamental purpose of the organization. They set stretch goals aimed at achieving the desired business results.





Synergize leadership and management roles






Deal with the status quo

Deal with change

Work in the system

Work on the system


Create opportunities

Control risks

Seek opportunities

Enforce organizational rules

Change organizational rules

Seek and then follow direction

Provide an inspiring vision to believe in and strategic alignment

Control people by pushing them in the right direction

Motivate people by satisfying their needs and creating new desires

Coordinate effort

Inspire achievement, energize people

Provide instructions

Coach followers, create self-leaders and empower them




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LEADERSHIP vs. MANAGEMENT: Differences Between What Leaders and Managers Do






The Balanced Manager

Effective management by leadership demands a delicate balance between:

Two Common Traits of Great Leaders and Managers

They have a desire to employ people with greater skills or knowledge than they themselves possess

They have a desire and an ability to develop people into leaders themselves  >>>

Leading Change vs. Managing Change

Leaders amplify strengths. Managers reduce weaknesses.

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Corporate Leader

Main Tasks of Business Leaders

Building Leadership Skills for Your Business

30 Lessons from Konosuke Matsushita

18 Lessons for Leaders by Colin Powell

New Management Model

Balanced Manager

What Today's Workplace Needs Its Leaders To Do

Enterprise-wide Business Process Thinking

Management by Consciousness

Leadership Attributes

GE Leadership Effectiveness Survey (LES)

Effective Leadership

12 Major Causes of Failure in Leadership

Characteristics of an Effective Leader

Inclusive Leadership

Transformational Leadership

Situational Leadership

Principle-Centered Leadership

Tips for Making the Vision a Reality

IT Leader

Team Building and Teamwork

9 Roles of a Team Leader

5 Steps To Powerful Team Building

Leading Innovation

Strategic Alignment

Innovation Strategy

Strategy Innovation

Winning Organization

Balanced Organization: 5 Basic Elements

Leadership-Management Synergy

To maximize your long-term success you should strive to be both a manager and a leader and to synergize their functions.

Merely possessing management skills is no longer sufficient for success as an executive in today's business world. You need to understand the differences between managing and leading and know how to integrate the two roles to achieve organizational success... More

Energizing Employees

"What energizes people is the broader horizon, the excitement of new challenges and big opportunities. When their leaders offer this excitement, people come alive," says Peter A. Topping.5... More

Building Sustainable Competitive Advantage

You must focus your firms resources on what it does best and what creates sustainable competitive advantage. Continuously assess, redefine, and then secure core competencies that your firm must have to compete. The following are three main characteristics of your core competencies:

  1. They should make a disproportional contribution to stakeholder value

  2. They should open the door to other opportunities

  3. They should represent such a unique blend of tacit and explicit knowledge that it cannot be copied by others

Developing  Entrepreneurial Staff...


Practices and Behaviors of Effective Managerial Leaders...

Leader 360...

Making People Feel Important...

Four Competencies that Leaders Need To Develop...

Leadership Styles...

Emotional Task of the Leader...

Creative Leadership...

Inspiring People...

Energizing Employees

Coaching a Vital Skill for Leaders...

Leader as Servant...

Leading by Example...

NLP Solutions: Pacing and Leading...

Three Levels of Leadership in Organizations...

Leading Change...

Managing Resistance To Change...

Leading Organizational Change...

Transformational Leadership...

How To Make Big Changes...

Pros and Cons of Situational Leadership...

Strategic Leadership Lessons...

2 Sets of Skills of a Good Leader in a Hierarchical Organization...

Creating and Leading an Adaptive Organization...

 Case in Point  Lessons from Jack Welch...






  1. Extreme Management, Mark Stevens

  2. Relentless Growth, Christopher Meyer

  3. Leading Change, James O'Toole

  4. Motivate To Win, Richard Denny

  5. Managerial Leadership, Peter A. Topping

  6. "Leading on the Edge off Chaos", Emmet C. Murphy and Mark A. Murphy

  7. "Test Your Leadership Skills", Brian O'Neil

  8. The Welch Way, Jeffrey A. Krames

  9. "Transforming the Traditional Functional Mindset", Andrew Spanyi

  10. "Whiteboard: How to Create and Lead an Adaptive Organization", Stephen H. Haeckel

  11. The New Leaders, Daniel Goleman