28 minutes | Jun 17, 2020

Debunking The Myth That Leaders Are Born

Whitney Tate tackles the perplexing myth that leaders are born, and not developed. She takes a look at all the negative and damaging implications for individuals and for organizations who operate under the assumption that people are either 'naturally born leaders' or 'not.' Where does this come from? When people are asked to identify a leader they admire, why is a distant celebrity so often a response, instead of a leader they know personally who lives next door? Is the myth perpetuated by modern media more than in the past? How does this intersect with potentially differing opportunities for introverts vs extroverts?  And why is this concept even important to a manager? 
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