We’ve all been there. Sitting at our desks, angrily wondering what’s wrong with our boss that they aren’t seeing what we’re contributing. Why didn’t I get that raise I expected? Why did so-and-so get promoted when clearly I deserved it?
Millennials take a lot of grief for being unmotivated and full of themselves. They also catch hell for returning back home after college versus taking the more traditional route of getting a job, getting married, buying a house, and having children.
As you go into the job market, (for the very first time or after not looking for a while) you might discover that there are a lot of buzzwords thrown around, including the terms job and career.
If you observe the habits of successful people and their counterparts, you will see a stark contrast. When unsuccessful people reach their goals, they become satisfied with their work.
Managers get their authority by virtue of their position. Leaders command their authority by the way they lead. In sports, for example, the coach has the authority over the team by the simple fact that he or she has been hired for the job and entrusted with the responsibility. Leadership, however, can come from the coach, from the players themselves, or even the fan base.