O'Reilly logo

Unite the Tribes: Leadership Skills for Technology Managers, Second Edition by Christopher Duncan

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

images

Leadership

See a Better Life for Your People and Be Passionate about Making It Happen

Leaders need followers. Without them, you’re just some guy standing around trying to look important. That might impress the neighbors, but it won’t do much for the bottom line of your company.

As we discussed previously, there are different ways of getting people to do what you want. You can issue commands at the tip of a sword if you like, but that’s not going to bring you world-class results. As mentioned, slaves tend to be sullen, grumpy people. Not only will they refuse to contribute one drop of sweat more than your threats require, they will drop a big ...

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