key principle of a leader

Key Principle of a Leader #14: A leader is always a bit lonely

A manager might jokingly be compared to a meat patty in a hamburger – employees on one side and employees on the other. A manager is the link between the two sides, the translator of information and filter between them.

At the same time, managers can’t discuss everything with owners or employees, and thus they remain slightly solitary. If you want to talk to someone about everything, talk to a mirror.

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Peeter Tohver

Every thought in Peeter’s head is backed up by practical experience. He has managed teams and companies all over Estonia as well as in Russia and elsewhere in Eastern Europe, both on long-term contracts and drafted in to resolve specific issues. His name has been attached to Tallinna Kaubamaja, Falck, G4S, the Transport Department of the City of Moscow, Talleks and more. In his work he is every inch the rock-steady manager and inspiring leader.