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Leadership over Management

Tuesday, April 1, 2003

Leadership is different from management. Management is a matter of monitoring, analyzing, and directing performance. Leadership is a matter of modeling, inspiring, and reinforcing it.

This is the critical difference; management controls performance; leadership creates it. And this is why leadership is more important than management - how can you control what you haven't yet created?

I believe that the relative quality of employee performance has little to do with capability. The quality an

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