By louis
Published: June 1, 2007

Bob sees himself as the voice of authority, "Do it this way because I say so."

John sees himself as someone who enables, "What do you need to best get this done?"


Bob sees himself as an enforcer of rules.

John sees himself as a problem resolver and support for his people.


Bob thinks he deserves respect because of his position.

John has earned respect because of his ability.


Bob often ends up doing things himself because he wants it done "his way."

John gets great results by allowing others to use their talents.


Bob manages every detail, usually telling people how to do things.

John provides the means, training, and time necessary and is available if needed.


Bob comes in late, and often leaves early, after all, rank has it's privileges.

John sets the example, and puts what is best for all ahead of his personal desires.


Bob's employees do what he says, as long as he stands over them.

John's employees do their best because they realize it's in everyone's best interest.


Bob's employees are often at odds with one another and Bob.

John's employees like and respect one another and John.


Bob's employees use "this company" and "them" when referring to the job.

John's employees use "our company" and "us" when referring to their job.


Bob is often angry and frustrated, largely because of the people.

John enjoys his work, largely because of the people.


Bob is a boss.

John is a leader.

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