A Tale of Two Managers

We’ve all had experience with two dramatically different types of leaders.  The first type drains intelligence, energy, and capability from the people around them and always needs to be the smartest, most capable person in the room.  These managers shut down the smarts of others, ultimately stifling the flow of ideas. These are the idea killers and energy sappers.  You know these people, because you’ve worked for and with them.

Maybe you’ve worked for the know-it-all variety – the visionary who is so focused on selling his vision to the organization that he doesn’t leave any space for others to … Read the rest