Leadership research assignment
Age and job
Russell Simmons is 58 year old and is co founder of def jam and has his own television show, he also has a advertising agency and etc.
1.He was one of the richest figures in the hip hop community with a net worth of tree hundred million in 2011
2.He been vegan since 1999
3.He describes himself as a Christian yogi with a love and respects for all religions
4. He has his own management company
5. He created a clothing company called phat farm clothing
How he became a leader
Russell Simmons has strong emotional intelligence. He has a positive attitude in interview and has passion and openness to wealth. He has team value he say "creative and talented people.
He help fight wars poverty and Hiv/AIDS. He also a philanthropist who help others and donates money for cost.
Simmons has strong emotional intelligence. When he speaks about working with artists and executives.
Without passion he wouldn't desire the music he loved to change his life.