The history of social networks is littered with stories of companies such as Friendster. Does Facebook have the staying power to remain relevant years from now? Ekaterina Walter, author of Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about Facebook’s future in a recent podcast for Duct Tape Marketing.
Walter said that Zuckerberg possesses many of the same traits of those who have revolutionized the tech world, such as Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos.
Walter also talked with John Jantsch about how Zuckerberg has matured a lot since Facebook’s early days:
Zuckerberg is always about growth, specifically personal growth … First of all, this guy built up this successful business in his early 20s without any major experience, really. So there is something to be said for that. Second of all, he really strives to become a better leader. He puts in the effort. For a year, a hoodie guy came to work in a tie to show how serious he is about Facebook and growing it as a business. I think that he’s grown every single year, personally and professionally, as a leader and as a leader of a company.
Readers: What do you think of Zuckerberg’s leadership skills?