5 Reasons Leaders Fail

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Key Traction-Point:

Leaders fail when they become narrow while thinking they are being broad and inclusive – when they are overly focused and listen only to their own intentions.


The very traits that make a strong leader, if taken to their extreme, can set a leader up for failure. What may be viewed a leadership positive, if allowed to run unchecked, can turn into a leadership negative. The result is a very thin line between successful leadership and failed leadership.

Consider what happens when:

  1. Confidence becomes ego.
  2. Teams become groupthink.
  3. Vision becomes obsession.
  4. Delegation becomes chaotic.
  5. Determination becomes inflexibility.

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