It is a big jump from worker to manager. Maintaining work goals, planning for the near future, and putting out fires, the manager stands with both feet planted in the present. But the jump from manager to leader is even greater. They must be a manager, but now they stand with one foot in the present and one in the future.
They do not just plan for the future, they envision it. They enliven the dream of the organization and paint the picture of what could be to those who follow them. They create new leaders and prepare them to take on the mantle of power.
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