Debunking leadership myths

Two credit union CEOs share their thoughts on what it means to be an exceptional leader

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.”

– Stephen R. Covey

While author, educator and businessman Stephen R. Covey clearly points out the difference between management and leadership in this quote, many people do not believe that holding a job title that indicates a management position and having the talent, skill and ability to have a vision for the business and inspire others are not the same.

Thinking that a job title makes someone a leader is only one of many myths about leadership. Other myths include:

Leaders are born not made.


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