5 Leadership Lessons from James T. Kirk

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. 1. Never stop learning.
  2. 2. Have advisors with different world views.
  3. 3. Be part of the ‘away team.’
  4. 4. Play poker, not chess.
  5. 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.


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