Boss versus Leader infographic

Boss

Leader

  • Drives employees
  • Depends on authority
  • Inspires fear
  • Says “I”
  • Places blame for the breakdown
  • Knows how it is done
  • Uses people
  • Takes credit
  • Commands
  • Says “Go!”
  • Coaches employees
  • Depends on goodwill
  • Generates enthusiasm
  • Says “we”
  • Fixes the breakdowns
  • Shows how it is done
  • Develops people
  • Gives credit
  • Asks
  • Says “Let’s go!”