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I’ve heard it said many times, “you can be a leader no matter what position you are in”.  It’s hard to argue with that statement!  It’s a little tougher to live it out though.  Why else would so many managers feel powerless to make a difference in their organizations; let alone anyone that isn’t in an actual authority position?

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Photo courtesy of Flickr – Paul Bica

It really depends on how you define the term “leader”.  Many managers confuse leadership with authority.  Here’s an example:

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