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We Are All Leaders: Leadership is not a position, it's a mindset by Fredrik Arnander

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CHAPTER 6

THE OPERATING SYSTEM

Two men were sitting in a small wooden boat, fishing calmly in the afternoon sun. Suddenly one of them discovered that the boat was leaking and water was pouring in. It was obvious that the boat was soon going to be filled with water and the two men would be in the sea.

The first man panicked and reached into his pocket to pull out his smartphone.

‘What are you doing?’ asked the other man.

‘I’m going to Google “leaking boats” to find out what to do about it.’

The other man looked at the source of the pouring water, saw the little round hole, found the drain plug that had somehow been removed and put it back in the hole. The water stopped pouring in.

The two men in the boat represented two different cultures, or ...

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