Leadership is about power and privilege. Or is it? Does being a leader really mean entitlement to luxury as a necessary perk of the job regardless of the circumstances of the people one is leading? I don’t think so. Here is an alternative perspective inspired by one of the greatest leaders in history.
Organizations spin out of control all the time. Most continue to nosedive to a permanent doom. But some dramatically turnaround. Here are some lessons from Apple on the most remarkable turnaround in the history of business inspired by the book “Becoming Steve Jobs.”
How do you move someone? Like really move someone. If you are in a position of authority you have vested power to move people. To a certain extent you can wield force to get things done your way. Is that really power? I believe otherwise!
Cogs are replaceable. Cogs are uniform. Cogs don’t matter much in today’s world. This is a world of Linchpins. The rebels. The artists who apply themselves through emotional labour to change our world. The question is which one are you?