Good leaders help teams achieve goals. Great leaders think like magicians.
Sleight of hand might be important for a magician, but creative thinking and communication strategies are more important to have a successful show, or in a leader's case, a successful team.
Surprisingly, what really got John intrigued by magic was not the tricks themselves, but rather the creative process magicians use. Magicians know how to work as a team to make a vision in their head become a reality, while also bringing a sense of wonder, curiosity, and inspiration to the world – parallel skills needed to adapt to any situation and useful traits for corporates and creatives alike.
You can see John in action in the video below: