To be a great leader, you need to be the visionary, the dreamer, the change agent. But, being a great leader does not necessarily mean you are a great manager.
To achieve greatness, you need to have someone else who will run point on the front lines. Someone you trust to represent you. Someone to work alongside you to make your vision a reality. A pragmatic, detailed-oriented someone, whose core skills, abilities, and passions are expertly honed for organizing, coordinating, motivating, collaborating, and communicating. You need a great manager.
The question is, what makes a great manager? BST Global Group & Product Director, Barry Lawrence explores this concept, and offers six characteristics it takes to be a great manager and why you need one, in his latest article, The Six Key Ingredients of a Great Manager.
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