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What Type of Administrator are You:
Manager or Leader?

What type of administrator are you? Are you a manager, or a leader? Business administrators have the greatest impact on employees’ careers and well-being, as work remains a significant aspect of people’s lives. Administrators determine whether employees enjoy or detest what they do. They’re also responsible for the organization’s prosperity.
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World’s Best Boss:
Manager AND Leader

Do you have the best blend of manager and leader skills to be called the “World’s Best Boss?” Administrators who cling to a sole management or leadership approach handicap their organizations, and are not likely to be nominated the best boss of anything.
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Management and Leadership:
The Best Blend

As a business administrator, do you have the best blend of management and leadership skills? After reviewing the distinctions between managers and leaders, should we assume that one administrative model is superior to the other? Should you adopt a purely managerial or leadership model?
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Management vs. Leadership:
Your Authority and Behavior

As a business administrator, authority is one of the clearest distinctions between managers and leaders. I’ve been writing about this in my recent posts because the definitions of managers and leaders are far from straightforward, and they’re the subject of much debate. Any complex comparison reveals a definite overlap between managers and leaders. But the distinction is important because […]
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Management vs. Leadership:
Your Purpose and Focus

As a business administrator, what’s your purpose and focus? Is it management, or leadership? As I wrote in my last post, the definitions of managers and leaders are far from straightforward, and they’re the subject of much debate. If you’ve categorized yourself as one vs. the other, you’ve likely been influenced by specific definitions you’ve […]
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Reinventing Organizations:
Free of Politics, Full of Meaning

Can we reinvent organizations free of politics, bureaucracy and infighting; free of stress and burnout; free of resignation, resentment, and apathy; free of the posturing at the top and the drudgery at the bottom? This is the big question posed by Fredric Laloux in his book Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by […]
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3 Steps to Making Changes Stick

Change is hard. Everybody says so. If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you know it. You know that “change is hard” is not just a cliche when it comes to changing the way you eat. Change is hard on a personal level, and it’s even harder at an organizational level. That’s why so many […]
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