If you Google things like “‘top 50 people in business… management… and leadership’ you’ll get lists such as:
A comprehensive list (mostly USA) of The Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts
Chris Brogan (on the list) warns
try never to be swayed by lists of this nature… I’m still working hard and won’t stop until I’m on the list I most want to occupy: ‘People Who Equipped Me For Success’, and only you can write that list’.In “The Strange Nature of Lists”
Here are Steve Jobs’ insights on success form 3 perspectives, ‘Trust; Love and Loss; and Death’, Stanford Commencement Speech 2005.