Why bosses should listen to more jazz

09/11/2012 | CNNMoney/Fortune

CEOs should try listening to some jazz to gain insights on leadership, writes Frank J. Barrett in this book excerpt. Most bosses prefer to lead from the front, but the best jazz musicians understand that supporting roles are vital and honorable things, and that even the greatest leaders need to work to support those around them. "Jazz shows us that followership can be not just satisfactory work but a noble calling," he writes.

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