Tag: ordinary

If you want Genius, You Can’t manage to Ordinary

Most leaders I know want brilliant, creative, genius outcomes from their employees. Awesome! I love high expectations. Genius, though, is a fickle thing. 99.99% of us will never reach the genius stage in anything we do in life. If you’re lucky enough to work with, be friends with, or manage a genius personality, you know these cats aren’t normal. Some folks can reach a…

5 habits of CEOs that make them surprisingly ordinary people

It’s no surprise we’ve created an aura around leaders of companies. We’re constantly immersed in the lavish and luxurious lives of fictional bosses on television and in the movies, and as a result, we often perceive them as untouchable beings. AOL Jobs recently reported findings from a CareerBuilder survey that dispels the myth of the indulgent and extravagent CEO, and reveals that many executives are just…