thedustwhispered replied to your post: Honestly brotherman, people will say what they may about Job’s leadership style but in the end of the day it doesn’t take away from the fact that his style worked. In fact leaders cannot solely inspire and praise, but rather must encompass the entire field including intimidation, humiliation, criticism etc. He ran one of the biggest companies in the world and as such you must respond to certain failures and unmet standards in ways unfamiliar to most.
The only complaint I have about the article is that it’s written by Gawker. The things they do annoy me. ):
haha I don’t know anything about Gawker. I found the article through other sources. Why are they annoying?
First of all I didn’t write the article. I posted it to offer a different perspective on Jobs. You get enough of his success stories from everywhere else. But what makes Jobs the man he is includes all of his successes and failures. By blogging this I am not agreeing or disagreeing with his leadership style or how he is as a person. Honestly I don’t give a shit about him at all. I didn’t even care about his death. I just wanted to point out that Jobs is not only the man that the majority of media is portraying him as right now, it can be very misleading.
That said… what you said make absolutely no sense. Just cause jobs did it doesn’t mean all leaders “must encompass the entire field including intimidation, humiliation, criticism etc”. And just because he ran a big company, does that make him somehow special so that we should see his failures differently?