3 Leadership Styles to Survive and Then Thrive in Chaos

  1. Heroes: Leaders who focused on the positive, doing their best to convince their teams that they would get through the crisis no matter what.
  2. Technocrats: Leaders who ignored emotions altogether and focused on tactical solutions.
  3. Sharers: Leaders who openly acknowledged their fears, stresses, and other negative emotions.
  1. Maintain Absolute Integrity
  2. Know Your Stuff
  3. Declare Your Expectations
  4. Show Uncommon Commitment
  5. Expect Positive Results
  6. Take Care of Your People
  7. Put Duty Before Self
  8. Get Out in Front
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci
  • Al Gore
  • Robert McNamara, the Secretary of Defense during the Vietnam war
  • Bill Gates
  • Elon Musk
  • Eric Schmidt (Google)
  • Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com)




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