Many of our corporate leaders are selected for the wrong reasons. The trend in leadership has been toward hero leaders who are charismatic and placed on a pedestal by followers. They are charismatic, but lack character. They have style, but lack substance. They are highly profiled, but lack integrity.
The dark side of this model is leaders’ fear of showing vulnerability by displaying any weakness, imperfection, or insecurity. Often these fears are masked in excessive pride that