This is an absolute. My late father taught me many lessons, not the least if which nobody is indispensable. Yoy cannot take anything for granted. If you want to be indispensable, then start your own business. But that is easier said than done. Always strive to learn and improve and remember the expression, ” If it ain’t broke, break it. According to Peter Drucker any business has only two basic functions – marketing and innovation.
Take a stand. Because if you don’t, someone else will and their philosophies will become more prevalent than yours. Although there is always a minor level of ambiguity in every situation, there must be a side of the coin that represents your opinion. The best example is the me too movement where women are not acquiescing to men anymore. And it’s about time.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. In June 2018, Forbes listed Branson’s estimated net worth at 5.1 billion. The quote reflects a very progressive style of leadership which puts employees first. My personal theory is that the leader of a company is an upside down triangle in that he or she works for the team.
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