What’s the Difference Between an Executive and a Leader? New Book Reveals the Gap

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Leadership expert Sonya Shelton says today’s executives may be talented, but they’re not often leaders

Sonya Shelton

Sonya Shelton

The real solution for improving the results in today's organizations is leadership.

While business executives are looking to an economic turnaround to boost their businesses, leadership expert and international consultant Sonya Shelton, author of “You’re an Executive, But Are You A Leader?” says the real solution for improving the results in today’s organizations is leadership.

“The success or failure of any endeavor depends on leadership,” says Shelton. “Now, more than ever before, we need leaders in our organizations and in our world. Great leaders create and communicate a vision and move people into action to achieve it. They ignite our passion and inspire us to do our best.”

What’s the difference between an executive and a leader? In today’s business environment, it’s no longer enough for executives to lead by the power of their position. If executives want their organizations to succeed, they need to be leaders. “You’re an Executive, But Are You a Leader?” reveals 50 simple, no-nonsense strategies vital to creating, communicating, and ultimately achieving the vision.

The top three ways executives can become great leaders in their organization are to:

  •     Create a vision for the future of the organization
  •     Communicate the vision nonstop so everyone in the organization knows where they’re going and why
  •     Align every aspect of the organization from the systems to the processes to how the organization is structured

International speaker and consultant Sonya Shelton is the CEO and founder of Executive Leadership Consulting, which specializes in showing managers and executives how to increase their leadership effectiveness so they can realize their professional and personal goals. As a leadership expert, she has worked with clients from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies around the world, including Disney, Nestlé, and Microsoft.

For information, visit http://www.ExecutiveLeader.com.

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