15 Nov '11, 3pm

My Steve Jobs problem

Marc, I have found myself over the years, either in an airport queue or at an event sharing the podium with esteemed personalities who, for whatever reason, have found it convenient to ruin my experience through their inappropriate, abusive and outrageous behaviour directed particularly to people in a service relationship to them. These same individuals are adored by my friends for their work on behalf of different causes through their critical, transformational work with the Foundations or Institutions they represent. Sadly, I can’t tolerate the mention of their names, attend events where they are profiled, watch them on television, nor can I listen to their inspirational words. I have it bad! Who would have thought that their actions could cost them their authority with some (me)? I have often asked myself why I have such a strong reaction to them. “Lighten up!” I say. B...

Full article: http://www.marcgunther.com/2011/11/15/my-steve-jobs-problem/

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