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IT Leader or IT Manager? How to Be the Best of Both, featuring Peter High in CIO Magazine Article

Posted By Metis Strategy On April 17, 2014 @ 9:00 am In 4. IT and Business Partnership,Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

IT Leader or IT Manager? How to Be the Best of Both

The best leaders aren’t necessarily great managers and great managers aren’t always the best leaders. A company needs both types of personalities to be competitive. Here’s a look at the separate skills and traits associated with each, so you can be the best leader and/or manager for your IT team.

Rich Hein

04-17-2014

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Leaders Have Vision and the Ability to Articulate It

“What’s really important in motivating people or truly leading people is having an appropriate vision. A lot of it comes back to strategy,” says Peter High, author of “World Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When IT Triumphs.” [1]

Leaders often have to be willing to forego the standard path, instead blazing their own trail towards their vision of the business’ future. They need a vision and a way of communicating that vision that make people feel included, useful and that they are working towards something bigger.

To read the remainder of the article, please visit CIO [2]Magazine [2].


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[1] Peter High, author of “World Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When IT Triumphs.”: http://www.metisstrategy.com/

[2] CIO : http://www.cio.com/article/751625/IT_Leader_or_IT_Manager_How_to_Be_the_Best_of_Both

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