“Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.”
— Stephen R. Covey
Being an entrepreneur is a beginning, but to build a successful and sustainable business you’ll need strong leadership and management. Which role will you play and how will you get there? Are you just the innovator or are you the owner-manager? Can you graduate from being the owner-manager to being a leader and, if so, what obstacles will you have to navigate along the way? This chapter considers the journey from entrepreneur to leader, examining the skills and approach you will need to succeed in this most challenging of roles.
In order to begin the journey, it’s important to recognise that management is not the same as leadership. ...