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One Metaphor that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

Who is a better leader? A clock builder or time teller? Jim Collins, the foremost management guru, poses a very interesting question in his best-selling book "Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies:" "Imagine that you met a remarkable person who could look at the sun or the stars and, amazingly, state the exact time an date. Wouldn't it be even more amazing still if, instead of telling the time, that person built a clock that could tell the time forever, even after he or she were dead and gone?" The world is teeming with time tellers. Time tellers are often masqueraded as charismatic visionary leaders who have a great ...

Jim Collins’ Top Ten To-Dos for Young Leaders

If you consider yourself as an emerging leader and are serious about your learning and development, stop doing whatever you're doing right now and for the next ten minutes, give me your undivided attention. Watch this YouTube clip below from the 47 minute mark for the next 10 minutes - where you'll find nuggets of wisdom from Jim Collins. (If you have more time, watch the entire keynote address given by Jim Collins dedicated to the father of modern management Peter Drucker). If you have ever read any work by Jim Collins, you know the next ten minutes will be of inestimable value. He gives brilliance advice to young, aspiring leaders. In fact, these ...