What’s the difference between an employee and a leader?

Toku McCree
2 min readMay 2, 2022

Leadership is about more than responsibility

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You might say it’s responsibility or scope of work, but very often the biggest difference is mindset.

An employee thinks about their work as a series of tasks to get done.

Those tasks are clearly defined and their job is to complete them to the satisfaction of their manager…

Toku McCree

Executive coach and writer. I’ve toured with rock bands, trained as a zen monk, and taught preschool. My hope is that my writing makes you think.