Character Power

Bacon, Terry R.
November 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p18
The article discusses concepts of character as a key source of leadership power. It cites the meteoric fall of Eliot Spitzer's political career to illustrate how character as a source of leadership power can metamorphose into a power drain. Character is described as the core of the magnet that draws followers. Perceptions of leaders are discussed in terms of being the finest role models and being effective at building rapport and trust.


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