Scott Comey has been in roles more emphasizing the manager or the leader and can share from experience what the differences are and why you should develop leadership skills. In Are You a Manager or a Leader? How to Inspire Results Through Others, he explains leaders tell the truth to build trust and loyalty, whereas managers may tend to use a command-and-control approach, hiding adverse details. The author uses examples from his field of expertise, real estate, coaching practice, to turn the dial in your life and business.
Self-knowledge and awareness are addressed. Where managers focus on the status quo, and efficiently running business-as-usual, leaders seek to exploit opportunities for personal growth and fostering their business. Facts and figures are crucial to surviving in these challenging times. The book’s content is a mixture of well-known ideas, personal stories, historical backgrounds, inspiration, and small steps towards a brighter future and flourish as leaders and their teams.
About the author
Scott Comey is CEO of Motto Mortgage Elite and RE/MAX Elite. In addition, Scott and his wife own a coaching company called Turn the Dial Coaching, which incorporates a podcast to help business owners and real estate agents achieve great things. Scott also founded a 501c3 non-profit called Making Miracles Support Foundation which raises funds and contributes to local children’s hospitals. Scott holds a US patent and has another Patent pending. Scott is immensely proud to sit on the Seattle Children’s Leadership Council and is a former Chairman of the Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County.
He has been featured multiple times in Real Estate magazine by RisMedia, has been a regular contributor to news media regarding real estate in the Seattle market, and been a speaker at dozens of events in front of thousands of people around the country. He and his wife have been coached themselves for many years, and they believe reading, journaling, coaching, and constant personal development are keys to success in anything you do.
I received a free review copy from the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for my personal opinion upon reading.