Would You Rather be a ‘Boss’ or a ‘Leader’?

Have you ever considered the difference between a ‘boss’ and a ‘leader’? British journalist, Russell Ewing offers this perspective,

“A boss creates fear; a leader, confidence. A boss fixes blame; a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all; a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery; a leader makes it interesting. A boss is interested in himself or herself; a leader is interested in the group.”

If you are a solopreneur and you experience frequent challenges working with independent consultants, perhaps adjusting your approach from ‘boss’ to ‘leader’ will achieve the results you ultimately desire. If you are a small-business owner and want your employees to work as a team, be a ‘leader’.

For more ideas about being a ‘leader’ read the article in the New York Times, Before the Meeting Adjourns, Tell Me What You’ll Do Next.

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