A leader also follows, just not rules or algorithms


A leader also follows, just not rules or algorithms

Technical competence may be a necessary pre-qualifier, but it is not a test of leadership

Mark Barnes

I was walking along the Kalk Bay pier in search of a piece of fish, but I was late, so there wasn’t much left.

I stopped to watch a couple of wiry men repairing an old, but forever solid, fishing boat. The one guy was clearing old layers of paint with an angle grinder. It was poetry in motion.

He was so accomplished at the task, the dangerous angle grinder was like a feather in his accustomed one hand (cigarette in the other) as he went about methodically, evenly, perfectly removing the old and preparing the surface for the new. He knows what he is doing. He was an expert...

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