This chapter discusses the characteristics of good leaders. These include cultivating qualities of character that others want to follow; aiming to do what is best for all in the group or the institution; and never saying, “I Have No Choice”. The chapter also explains how leaders are not afraid of losing their authority; leadership is not the same as management; leaders do not fail; leaders are good followers; leaders think for themselves; leaders are good losers; and leaders are the glue of community. It concludes with an assessment of Sophocles's treatment of Ajax and Odysseus.
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