Trustworthy Leaders

Abshire, David
April 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p20
The author discusses the characteristics of a trustworthy leader. He states that a trustworthy leader takes responsibility for mistakes, provides servant leadership and is willing to speak up. He mentions how former U.S. President Ronald Reagan admitted his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair which reflected heroic leadership. He relates a scenario in which junior officer George C. Marshall disagreed with the statement made by former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


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