Some bosses are "business smart" leaders like Jack Welch who focus on aggressively pursuing opportunities; others, like the Hewlett-Packard founders, are "functional smart" leaders who are subject-specific experts. The best bosses, however, are "wise leaders" who manage to combine the best of both leadership styles, write Prasad Kaipa and Navi Radjou. "To see the world more clearly, leaders need to become aware of, and then set aside, their perceptual filters," they argue.

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