Would it surprise you to know that 70% of leaders rate themselves as inspiring and motivating? You know how this goes, right. On the other side of that coin, 82% of employees see their leaders as fundamentally uninspiring (Gallup). 65% of employees would forego a pay raise if it meant seeing their leader fired (Forbes). When people who are a responsible for others in an organization confuse managing for leading, you get these kinds of results.
I want to share something with you today about the 3 hats you wear as a new manager, seasoned veteran manager or small business owner - if you are responsible for people in an organization, any organization, your role has three parts:
Managing people for performance
Leading people and inspiring them to follow
Coaching people and helping them grow and develop