Starting the Year as a Leader


As 2016 begins, you may be thinking about making changes to the way you work. One of your areas for reflection might be the differences between leadership and management. If your goal this year is to distinguish yourself as a leader on your team, this video clip featuring Jamie Smith, YNPN’s Communications & Network Engagement Director!

After you’ve watched this 60-second clip, share what you learned in the comment section!

Note: What is the Difference Between Leadership and Management? is part 1 of a 3-part series. The next video will be released early February 2016, so stay tuned!

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Throughout my 15+ year career in resume writing, career coaching, higher education, and working with nonprofit job seekers, I’ve used an approach that is nurturing yet practical and driven to achievement. As Audience Development and Content Manager at Idealist for our online publication, Idealist Careers, I bring relevant tips to today's social impact job seekers and career changers with sensitivity towards the challenges they face. I also am the writer of our career advice column, "Ask Victoria". Understanding the roles that a positive outlook and holistic self-care play in career success, I share with our readers time-honored methods for improving confidence and productivity. Have a question? Ask at Follow me on Twitter @_AskVictoria.

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