Fresh research by top leadership gurus suggest that if great leaders have something in common, it could be this: a knack for escaping lapses of bad judgment. Or, at least the luck to do so. It may not even require an all-star's batting average in judgment. From Abraham Lincoln, our greatest leaders often have inconsistent judgment but, over long careers, find a way to be on the right side a few times when judgment is critical.If you are interested in leadership and corporate management the article is worth a quick read.
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Recommended Reading - Even good CEOs can pick the wrong direction
Del Jones authored an article in USA Today yesterday on CEOs and how they manage. The article focuses on the obvious importance of judgment when evaluating CEOs.