How can I help? Billy King, general manager of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, thought it was pretty cool the first time minority owner and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z emailed him. Even cooler: Asked what Jay-Z typically wants to know, King says, “How he can help.”
— Adapted from “Net Worth,” interview with Andrew Goldman, New York Times Magazine.
More than mastery. The National OutdoorSchool identifies several components of leadership. Beyond possessing competence and good judgment, you have to communicate, take action, tolerate uncertainty and adversity, be self-aware and have vision.
— Adapted from “From Incidental to Instrumental,” John Kanengieter, The Leader.
Take a leap of faith. NASA’s new rover, Curiosity, carries some awesome tools, including a nuclear battery and a laser to zap rocks on Mars. Best feat so far: its descent from 13,200 to 0 mph in 6.5 minutes. That required innovations scientists had tested separately but never together.
Lesson: Test it, then trust it.
— Adapted from “Curiosity on Mars,” Alicia Chang, Associated Press.
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