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August 3, 2014

CUMMINGS: Are you a leader or a boss?

How do you tell the difference between a leader and a boss? Many times we use the two words interchangeably, but they’re really very different. If you’re a parent, do your children see you as the person who will lead them to a better life, or as the bully who keeps them quiet? If you’re the manager or the supervisor or the teacher or the pastor, how are you perceived? Leaders are respected; bosses are feared. If I asked your people about your “style,” what would they say? Let’s check this list:

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