Being a Leader: Telling Time or Clock Building?
In Built to Last, Jim Collins says “…being a charismatic visionary leader is ‘time telling’; building a company that can prosper far beyond the presence of any single leader…. is ‘clock building.’”
Clock building leaders:
- Focus on organizational design
- Stay out of day-to-day details
- Focus on the long term vision
- Reinforce values
- Builds a team of leaders