A Leadership Lesson from John Lennon

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” — Steve Jobs

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I came across the following anecdote this week while reading Philip Norman’s Paul McCartney: A Life. It’s similar to advice we hear about routinely in business, though my guess is that it’s seldom applied.

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An avid reader who writes about arts, culture, literature & other life obsessions. @ennyman3 Look for my books on Amazon https://tinyurl.com/y3l9sfpj

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