Manager or Leader

The manager administers; the leader innovates.

The manager maintains; the leader develops.

The manager focuses on systems; the leader focuses on people.

The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.

The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.

The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.

The manager has her eye always on the bottom line; the leader has her eye on the horizon.