SixMANAGING AND LEADING PEOPLE OF EVERY STRIPE AND COLOR

Every leader takes a slightly different approach to leading and managing others that is directly related to the inherent tendencies of each personality style discussed in this book.

Four MBA students are gathered at a coffee shop after class. They get into a discussion about what makes a good leader. Seth says, “Name your favorite leader.” Olivia immediately responds, “One word—Oprah.” Marco laughs and says, “Two words—The Donald. Donald Trump.” Gabe says, “Get serious—Nelson Mandela was a great leader.” Seth says, “Those are worthy choices. But my favorite leader is Bill Gates. He had the brains and the discipline to systematically outperform the competition.” Olivia responds, “Oprah’s ...

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