Facebook recently marked the 500 million user milestone. With this accomplishment, the social networking website has more people than the populations of the United States, Indonesia and Brazil.
In all of its amazing success, it’s easy to forget that Facebook is run by Mark Zuckerberg, a leader who is only 26 years old. Last week, the Washington Post’s Leadership Playlist blog had a thought-provoking post on Zuckerberg’s leadership. This analysis, along with a question I received from a friend, got me thinking about the challenges facing young federal leaders.