How a choice of shoelaces helped change Deutsche Telekom’s fortunes


Source: @JohnLegere

Former Deutsche Telekom chief René Obermann recalls how John Legere’s unusual footwear played its part in his appointment as T-Mobile US CEO. Convinced he had the right man, Obermann avoided exposing Legere too early to conservative types at head office in case it scared him off.

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