He’s Great, but Enough about Steve Jobs Already

by  Bill Treasurer  |  Leadership Development

It happened again yesterday. A friend and I were talking about leadership over lunch when he commented, “What the world needs is more people like Steve Jobs.” I almost gagged on my soup.

It’s a shame that when you ask people to name leaders whom they admire most, many pick people who they have never met and whose lives aren’t even remotely like their own. The answers are often limited to über successful business people, one-of-a-kind innovators, or transformational world-changers. It’s seems clear that these individuals are good leaders, but you (likely) have very little personal experience or connection with them.

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Articles By bill-treasurer
Bill Treasurer, Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting, wants leaders to be a part of opening doors of opportunities for others to thrive, achieve, and lead. A former executive in the change management and human performance practice at Accenture, he’s the author of Leaders Open Doors, Courageous Leadership, and Courage Goes to Work; and a past member of the U.S. High Diving Team.  »  View Profile

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