Welcome to Community Futures. We offer financing, training, and advisory services for small businesses and entrepreneurs in our community. Community Futures organizations have been dedicated to promoting rural economic development for over 25 years.
Just because you are a manager doesn’t necessarily mean you are a leader. Often we get the two terms confused, or use them interchangeably, but there is a significant difference. Managers work in a hierarchical structure with subordinates working for them. Leaders on the other hand do not have subordinates, unless they are also fulfilling a management role. Let’s look at the key differences so that we can identify the very different roles each play in a company or organization.