You could easily extend these points to all managers. To use a sporting analogy, great managers are point-guards, not shooting guards. Teams scale better than individuals and the manager’s job is to get all team members operating towards the common goal.
Visions, strategies, decisions—those are all important. But not as important as this.CEOs of public companies are ultimately measured by their ability to increase company earnings, profits, and stock prices. Everything else—building a corporate culture, moving into new markets, crafting bold visions—is, depending on your point of view, either a driver of earnings or a luxury you get to focus on as long as the board stays happy with the company’s valuation.
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