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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 ...