A Professor Thinks Leaders Should Be Like Christopher Columbus

Columbus Photograph by De Agostini/A. Dagli Orti via Getty Images; Painting by Peter Johann Nepomuk Geiger

Today’s entrepreneurs, steeped in the gospel of Steve Jobs, are, at least one professor believes, missing out on the wisdom of a previous great leader: Christopher Columbus. Sure, Columbus committed atrocities and enslaved people, and his memory evokes a painful history of genocide, but who could resist those management skills?

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