What can school leaders learn from Steve Jobs?

From the Sandpit...

“My model for business is the Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” Steve Jobs

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the unsuccessful is pure perseverance” Steve Jobs

“Innovation is the only way to win” Steve Jobs

Had my nose in a few books this weekend! Namely ‘Steve Jobs: 10 lessons in leadership’ by Michael Essamy, ‘Up the organisation’ by Robert Townsend and ‘Headstrong: 11 lessons of school leadership’ by Dame Sally Coates. I’m currently two thirds of the way through the latter, so will blog about headstrong at a later date!


I’m a huge fan of Steve Jobs, four years ago the…

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CEO, Advantage Schools
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