I'm Not a Boss, I'm A Servant

Question: What are the qualities you look for in a new hire? 

Russell Simmons:  Well I like to hire people who I think are motivated to be good servants.  I don’t really like bosses.  I’m not a boss, I’m a servant, and so I want people to know that if they watch out for everyone else and they are a great team player, then they ascend.

My favorite Presidents were interns, I watched them grow.  They act like interns when they’re presidents.  They still want to get everybody’s coffee.  They want to get their hands dirty.  I like people who don’t really recognize the difference between themselves and the people that they are part of a management team for.

 

The hip hop mogul doesn't like bosses, and therefore looks to hire people who like to get their hands dirty.

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