TITLE

Victims of Success

AUTHOR(S)
Berglas, Steven
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the tendency of executives to be the victims of their own success. He notes that 25% of executives he coached have disorders, imbalances and became self-destructive because they were not satisfied or at ease with their success. He adds that narcissism, grandiosity, hubris and entitlement that may put executives to success also cause failure. He believes that success breeds failure because executives are not content with results and rewards and their stay-hungry mentality instead of making the business stay happy.
ACCESSION #
36836521

 

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