Archive for May, 2013

Seven Sins of Leadership- #1 Anger

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Anger holds the unenviable position as the #1 leadership sin in my Seven Sins of Leadership series. It has earned this position because of the prevalence of the so-called “hard charger” that all too regularly allows themselves to become killer B’s, i.e. boorish, bellicose and belligerent. You see them in the C-suite, on Wall Street, on the playing fields, and in the hallowed halls of Congress (remember “you lie” Congressman Joe Wilson). I can think of another B word that describes them- babies. Or more appropriately, enfant terrible.


Seven Sins of Leadership

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Okay, so you are probably burned-out on the “seven deadly sins” theme, but I can’t help that they exist as leadership derailers. They include:

  1. Anger
  2. Pride
  3. Paranoia
  4. Overused Ambition
  5. Unpredictability
  6. Myopia
  7. Passivity