A lot of people think that leadership is common sense. While many leadership concepts are logical and even simple, they are not common sense or even common practice. If they were, most leaders would be good leaders and this is certainly not the case. After more than 15 years of practicing, teaching and studying leadership, I can tell you with […]
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Apple’s success has been attributed to the unconventional leadership of Steve Jobs. Similar to rappers having “street credit,” as the inventor of many products, Steve had “geek credit.” He was the lead innovator of ideas such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc. Additionally, he was an entrepreneurial legend who broke the rules and made billions. […]Apple, Bureaucracy, Compete Outside the Box, steve jobs, Tim Cook, unconventional leaders
A lot of people think that looking successful is important for business. They spend lots of money on expensive clothes, cars, jewelry, etc. This is so 1980’s thinking! Extravagance is not admirable. Using your wealth and power to help less fortunate people is. That is how you demonstrate success, if you want to […]bill gates, Compete Outside the Box, google, larry page, madoff, obama, Professionalism, richard branson, steve jobs, success, Think Outside the Box, trump, unconventional leaders, unconventional thinking
Every year the best movies, actors, directors, and others movie professionals are awarded an Oscar. To be the best, they must be different. This often involves using simple concepts (plot, drama, music, etc.) in a new way. While all the movies have a script, employ actors and technicians, the best tend to have the most […]boring leaders, flexibility, inflexibility, innovation, Oscars, risk-taking, slow to change, The Artist, unconventional leaders
Unconventional thinkers re-evaluate everything, including their beliefs, and change them if necessary. #leadership #innovationunconventional leaders