Do You Lead Like Barney?

One of my favorite television shows way back when was The Andy Griffith Show. One of the reasons it was my favorite was because of that funny little character that made me laugh, Barney Fife.

Barney was Andy’s deputy. While they both had authority, their leadership styles were very different. Andy didn’t carry a gun yet his influence was very robust and powerful. People wanted to follow Andy. He always approached challenges with a level head and didn’t take himself
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