"Managers are people who do things right and leaders are people who do the right thing,” Warren Bennis famously said. But the best bosses do more than think big. They have a deep understanding of their industries, organizations, and teams, as well as other seemingly mundane things.
Yesterday, we reported that popular personal finance site Mint.comwould be sold to Intuit for $170 million, just a few weeks after Founder and CEO Aaron Patzer closed a fresh $14 million round of "preemptive" funding. "We could have continued on independently, for sure," Patzer says.