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Intense Collaboration

by Kevin Nolan on 03/28

I recently read the new biography about Steve Jobs. The man lived an amazing life. The biggest takeaway I got from the book was “Intense collaboration.”  Jobs believed: “Great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people,” and, “None of us is as smart as all of us."

Along these lines, I have found leadership to be more about facilitation than anything else. “Work is of two kinds: moving earth or matter relative to itself or getting others to do it.”  Leaders value their ability to get things done thru and with other people.  They appreciate that coordinating efforts effectively is meaningful and leads to awesome results.

 

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