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What Makes Great Leaders Great: Management Lessons from Icons Who Changed the World by Frank Arnold

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CHAPTER 55

Look After Yourself

LEARNING FROM

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Do not let anybody tell you that, to be a successful manager, you need to be as good an athlete as LeBron James, as forceful a leader as Larry Ellison, as entertaining as Robbie Williams, preferably as intelligent as Albert Einstein, and as good-looking as George Clooney. So totally forget all the conventional wisdom about how managers should be and all the claims about what they are actually like in real life. Management is about results, and the individuals who deliver them are as different as people happen to be in any other domain. Consequently, you can find every conceivable type of ...

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