Who succeeds in forming and leading a great group? They are almost always a pragmatic dreamers. They are people who get things done and they are people with immortal longings. Often, they are scientifically minded people with poetry in their souls.
Leadership is not magnetic personality; that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not “making friends and influencing people”; that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations
Business requires understanding financial matters, but management is different from running the financial aspects of the business – it requires understanding complex systems, how they operate, the nature of organisations, what happens when people interact in groups and how to motivate and guide people.