We need more benevolent dictators in the startup world, as well as on the investment side – the opposite of the uniformity so prevalent in Silicon Valley today.
An article I was going to write about that subject was preceded by an article by Michael Feuer, the CEO of OfficeMax who grew the company from nothing to $5 Billion. Get some excerpts from his book “The Benevolent Dictator: Empower Your Employees, Build Your Business, and Outwit the Competition” online here.
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