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The Living Leader by Penny Ferguson

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11

FLIPPING THE PYRAMID—RELEASING PEOPLE POTENTIAL

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

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So much of the time, the role of a leader is seen as getting the best out of people. I disagree. For me management and leadership are different. Management is about making sure that the systems and processes are in place to drive people to perform to the highest level they can. It is more about control. Leadership is about inspiring them to do it for themselves. It is about freedom.

Think for one moment about how you would like people to treat you. I imagine you would come up ...

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