The words “leader” and “manager” are often used interchangeably. But, in a work setting, they have very different meanings.
Management concerns the day-to-day activities of running a team, holding performance reviews, assigning tasks, and overseeing schedules. Leadership is about motivating employees to get the best out of them, getting people to believe in what your team is doing, and achieving results.
Not all leaders are managers, but all managers should be leaders. Yet, when companies appoint managers internally, they often promote people with no leadership skills and don’t offer them training to help get them up to speed. They don’t have a leadership development program to make sure they have leaders of the future ready when existing ones leave.
Overview: What is a leadership development program?
A leadership development program provides training to