On Leadership and Solitude

May 24, 2012 § Leave a comment

“We have a crisis of leadership because our overwhelming power and wealth, earned under earlier generations of leaders, made us complacent, and for too long we have been training leaders who only know how to keep the routine going.”

William Deresiewicz

Read his remarkable speech to West Point grads on leadership and the need for solitude and self-knowledge here.

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