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Political Paradox

Political Paradox

The problem with our political system is that the behaviors required to get elected are not at all consistent with the behaviors needed to be an excellent leader.

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Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

Comments: 2

  • October 2, 2020

    So true Alan! I have been thinking about this all my life… to be elected requires one to do certain things and behave in certain ways that often are opposite of what is required of a leaders and executives (people who actually do something). This is why the best of the best, both in terms of leadership skills and execution rarely enter politics, and if they do, even more rarely succeed and end up in high offices.

    True (natural) leaders do not seek fame, to be a politician you have to…

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