O'Reilly logo

Bootstrap Leadership by Steve Arneson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Part FiveIt’s Not about You

IN MY CAREER, I’ve been fortunate to work with some wonderful CEOs, one of whom was Richard Fairbank at Capital One. Mr. Fairbank had a phrase that he used when talking with leaders throughout the company: “It’s not about you, it’s about them.” What he meant, of course, is that leadership is about the people you lead—in the end, it’s not about you. Which beg the questions: Is this how you look at leadership? Is this how you approach your role as a people manager? If not, what if you did see yourself as a servant leader? What would it change for you?

Perhaps this starts with how you prioritize your time as a leader. Do you spend your time on the right big things? Is one of those things people development? What if you ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required