The late media columnist David Carr, who would have turned 60 this September, wrote that television today is brimming with such “an excess of excellence” it’s almost impossible to keep up.
We do our best, though. I love binging on the seemingly dozens of quality shows in this golden age of TV. And they not only entertain, but also provide interesting lessons about leadership from the characters and stories.
You might not think of, say, Walter White of “Breaking Bad” as a great leader, but understanding the various styles of leadership great characters like him represent can provide valuable lessons for entrepreneurs.
Here’s a look at seven common leadership styles and the television characters that depict them.
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