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Bootstrap Leadership by Steve Arneson

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26Ask the Experts

Tap Vendors and Consultants for New Ideas

ONE OF THE TRAITS that distinguishes a great leader from an average one is intellectual curiosity. You have to keep up with the times to be a great leader—and that means being interested in the world around you. Great leaders seek an edge; they’re constantly looking for ways to beat the competition or make the organization more efficient. That’s why one of your challenges as a leader is to be constantly looking for new ideas. It should be a near obsession—how can we do things cheaper, better, faster? Within your scope of responsibility or your functional expertise, the company is counting on you for innovation; that’s why you make the big bucks. Think about that for a second: They pay ...

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