Tackling Leadership ? Facing Reality, Starting with Yourself

This article from Bill George, Harvard Business School Professor, former Medtronic CEO, and best-selling author, is a great reminder to tackle problems head on and take responsibility as an honorable leader –

In my 2009 book, 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, the first lesson when encountering a crisis is to face reality, starting with yourself. This week we have contrasting examples of leaders confronting crises who took sharply different paths: JP Morgans Jamie Dimon and Best Buys Richard Schultz.

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Please read and share your comments. Is there ever a case to sit back and not respond to serious issues as a leader? If so, when is it appropriate? What has been your personal experience in cases like this one?

Read more leadership principles from Lee Ellis on the Leading with Honor blog.

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Lee Ellis is Founder and President of Leadership Freedom® LLC and FreedomStar Media®. He is an award-winning author, leadership consultant, and expert presenter in the areas of leadership, teambuilding, and human performance. His past clients include Fortune 500 senior executives and C-Level leaders in telecommunications, healthcare, military, and other business sectors. Some of his media appearances include interviews on networks such as CNN, CBS This Morning, C-SPAN, ABC World News, Fox News Channel, plus hundreds of engagements in various industry sectors throughout the world.

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