Lead Like A Blind Boss

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In the thought-provoking talk titled "Lead Like A Blind Boss," Mike Calvo highlights the unique leadership qualities and strategies of visually impaired individuals. Drawing from his extensive personal experiences, Mike delves into essential topics such as remote work management, overcoming challenges, and leveraging unique skills in leadership roles. This talk aims to inspire and empower aspiring leaders to embrace their potential and lead effectively, regardless of their circumstances. By sharing his journey and practical advice, Mike encourages leaders to build confidence, develop their leadership skills, and achieve their goals.
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Key Takeaways

1. Unique Leadership Perspectives

Mike shares leadership principles from the perspective of a visually impaired individual. He discusses how his experiences have shaped his approach to leadership.

2. Remote Work Management

Mike provides insights into managing and leading remote teams effectively and how he has done it for over 25 years. He shares strategies for maintaining productivity and cohesion in a remote work environment.

3. Overcoming Challenges

Mike discusses the challenges faced by visually impaired leaders and how to overcome them. He emphasizes the importance of resilience and adaptability.

4. Leveraging Unique Skills

Mike highlights the unique skills that visually impaired individuals bring to leadership roles. He provides examples of how these skills can be leveraged for success.

5. Practical Leadership Advice

Mike offers practical advice for aspiring leaders with or without visual impairments. He shares tips for building confidence, developing leadership skills, and achieving goals.
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