This is a fabulous question and it requires that you define the job of both a manager and a team leader. So, managers handle everyday tasks and responsibilities for team members and ensure that they finish work on time. A team leader encourages and inspires their team to finish and work out goals.
Thus, when I think of a difficult and important task, a key responsibility I think of a team leader to function a is s a team member, doing the same thing in the trenches as the other members of the team and concurrently, act as an individual who drives the team, encourages them, ensures that they’re all on the same path toward the end goal which leads toward the success of the endeavor.
Fundamentally, the team leader is someone a little bit closer. They’re the senior peer and the manager has the overall responsibility.
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