I debated on whether this should be a full post, or a simple article link. In the end, I think Star Trek deserved the full treatment. And when it comes right down to thinking about a leader and leadership, who wouldn’t want to follow James T. Kirk to the edge of the universe?
Captain Kirk’s 5 leadership lessons (as distilled by Forbes):
- 1. Never stop learning.
- 2. Have advisors with different world views.
- 3. Be part of the ‘away team.’
- 4. Play poker, not chess.
- 5. Be willing to blow up the Enterprise.
Click here to read the full article and move one step closer to commanding your own starship.