Please do not interpret what I am about to tell you as brash and
egotistical. I am not a manager. I can’t remember the last time I was
a manager. I am a leader.
I do not organize and staff; I align people with a vision.
I do not control; I enhance motivation.
I do not maintain; I develop.
I do not focus on things; I focus on people.
I do not focus on doing things right; I focus on doing the right things.
I do not instruct; I inspire.
I do not seek compliance; I seek commitment.
I do not plan and budget; I establish a vision.
is it important for me to tell you this? To my staff I am a manager.
To my boss and his boss, the president, I am a manager. To my
customers and vendors I am a manager. The fact is, to the world
outside of my heart and soul, I am a middle manager. But to me, I am a
Wow. Read the rest here: RadioBack Signals, February 9, 2008.
What everyone else might think is not as important as what you think.