Rethinking the Manager vs Leader Meme

We don’t need to set up management as a straw man in order to have a vision for what good leadership looks like.

You’ve seen them on LinkedIn: the “manager bad, leader good” infographics and listicles. But there are over a million people in the US with “manager” in their job title—surely there are lots of good ones.

In this episode, Peter and Richard explore the origin of the manager vs leader meme and reflect on whether it’s actually useful for improving leadership.

Episode Links

Cracking the Code of Effective Leadership with the Leadership Circle

The Three Jobs of Management (HW Show)

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