What marks the great business leaders apart is not their capacity for hard work. Virtually all work insanely long hours. Nor is it their intelligence.
Most CEOs are smart people. Nor is it good fortune. In life and business luck tends to even out over a life or a career.
No, what separates the great from the merely good is the ability to make judgements. Great leaders have the capacity to speedily and decisively reach conclusions and act upon them.
Think of Steve Jobs. When he returned to Apple it was a mess. The emphasis had been on developing more . . .
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