THE UPSIDE Down Pyramid

By Jonathan Koshar on January 15, 2007

Managers face lots of challenges but invariably they relate to figuring out the difference between leading and trying to control.  If the top management of a company can figure out how to motivate their team and to promote those that do motivate the battle is nearly won.  There are only a few basics concepts to what it takes to convert managers into leaders. 1) thinking of the company as an upside down pyramid, 2) building a communication structure to learn who can lead versus only manage and 3) recognizing, compensating, and promoting those managers that are leaders of people – those leaders who get it.