I just saw The Green Hornet and it was awesome. As I left the movie I wondered what made him a great leader (or not) and how those lessons might apply to the business world. I know. I’m weird like that.
The good news is I’ve unlocked the secret of great leadership Green Hornet-style. I’ve also identified a couple of things you definitely DO NOT want to do Green Hornet-style if you want to be an effective leader (and if you want to become a really effective leader, CLICK HERE to learn about a book that will help you do exactly that).
If you haven’t seen the movie yet, don’t worry. Here’s the 15 second recap. Spoiled kid inherits rich dad’s company. He’s bored so he becomes a vigilante super-hero with Kato – his father’s longtime servant. Green Hornet and Kato dish out justice as they deem fit. Curtain.
Needless to say an immature, spoiled vigilante has issues but he does more good than harm. He shakes things up, searches for truth, and makes things happen. He also treats his teammate like dirt on occasion and doesn’t think ahead or involve others in his planning. Net net, he gets the bad guys but in his own special way.
So what can you learn from The Green Hornet that can make you a better leader? This: