Your “empire” may come to an end

Ben Terry has a great list of leadership mistakes of Star Wars. It is an insightful list of warnings for those in leadership. The five mistakes are:

Mistake #1: Building an organization around particular people, rather than institutions.

Mistake #2: Depriving people of the chance to have a stake in the organization.

Mistake #3: Having no tolerance for failure.

Mistake #4: Focusing all of the organization’s efforts into a single goal and failing to consider alternatives.

Mistake #5: Failing to learn from mistakes.

Read his key takeaways here.

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