March 14, 2022

4 Key Differences Between a Leader and a Dictator

When most people hear the word “dictator,” they think of some outrageous characters. Darth Vader, Dr. Evil, certain psychopaths in the headlines. No one thinks of themselves as a dictator. But dictators in business are a common bunch. They’re just not so easy to spot because they don’t wear a pitch-black exoskeleton. If you’re a leader in business looking to avoid the dark side, you need to know these 3 key differences between a leader and a dictator. Leaders Inspire, Not Intimidate Telling an employee, if they don’t get a certain task done on Friday, to not bother coming in on Monday is a classic dictator move. Dictators use intimidation and fear to ply their employees into getting the job