Almost everything you read about leadership in the popular business press and in some academic material would have you thinking that leading and leadership is about having certain personality traits or exhibiting so-called “leadership behaviors” linked to that ubiquitous phrase “leadership style”. This can be viewed as either flat out mistaken or beside the point. Rather managing and leading are activities that are contextually determined. In some situations you are called upon to manage and in other you are called upon to lead. Join us for a conversation about the difference in those situations and how it can help you be more effective on the job.