It doesn't get any more basic than this. People think there is some secret to running a business, like great leadership or being smart or visionary. The sick reality is that people simply gain power and use it against their opponents, like machines. All those business books like 7 habits, how to win friends, etc need to be thrown away. Here we have what many, many people considered the most successful business man of recent history, simply threatening people like a dumb animal. The whole world is overthinking business.