There are many schools of thought about different styles of leaders. Another way to look at leadership styles is Transactional vs Transformational. For a clear and helpful overview check out this video.

Basically, transactional leaders are more focused on maintaining the normal flow of business without rocking the boat too much. Transformational leaders are focused on more than just day-to-day operations. Using goal setting as a form of leadership, transformational leaders invest in long term growth.

What type of leader do you think you are? Would your peers agree?  Is there a hierarchy within leadership styles?

Another Dilbert for the road…

 

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