Why Leaders Lose Their Way

George, Bill; Sims, Peter
February 2007
Leadership Excellence;Feb2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p15
This article discusses why leaders lose their way and get pulled off course. According to the authors, leaders who seek authority, wealth and fame get so caught in their power that they lose touch with their constituents and find it difficult to stay grounded. They said the shortcomings of those who get derailed link directly to the failure to develop themselves. Five types of leaders who lose their sense of purpose are identified.


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