Leaders lead people. Manager manage tasks. There is a difference.

“The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.” Warren G. Bennis

Difference Between Leadership and Management

Managers, he argues, administer. They focus on systems and processes, on maintaining order through formal structure. Leaders, on the other hand, innovate. They ask ‘why’, not ‘how’. While managers may succumb to the pressures of shareholders and Wall Street, leaders keep a firm eye on innovation, as Jack Welch

Given below is my attempt to explain the basic differences between Projects, Programs and Portfolio.
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Leaders always stay motivated to achieve big, distant goals. They remain determined without the lust of accolades. However, managers work on short-term goals and look for regular rewards and appreciation.

“Management is all about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.” Tom Peters

Leaders know fully well that employees who work for them are efficient enough to perform their tasks. They see their people as highly-competent and optimistic about their skills. Instead of taking over the reins, they give their employees the freedom to do their tasks on their own. They don’t micromanage and direct people on what to do and how to do it. On the flipside, managers take matters into their own hands and dictate their team members on the best way to accomplish a task.


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Remember, not every manager is a leader. I firmly believe that a successful manager is one that can lead and manage interchangeably. Without excellent leadership qualities, a manager will not be able to accomplish goals necessary for his business growth and success.

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There are a lot of standards in project management so it can get a bit confusing what to use when and which to study.
PRINCE2 & PMI are focused on managing projects, pieces of work that have a beginning and end. The work could be large, like building a call centre, or small, like a social event. ITIL is focused on service delivery, the stuff that happens after you have built your “thing” in the project. For example, once you have built your call centre in your project, there will now be on-going work where the people in the call centre answer the phone. This service delivery goes on and on for as long as the call centre exists. ITIL is mainly focused on service delivery in the IT sector, whereas PRINCE2 and PMI cover all sectors.

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“Management consists of controlling a group or a set of entities to accomplish a goal. Leadership refers to an individual’s ability to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute toward organizational success. Influence and inspiration separate leaders from managers, not power and control.” – Harvard Business Review

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Still, a lot of time has been spent by many entrepreneurs, thought leaders, business owners and marketers in defining the true difference between leadership and management.