A leader’s biggest journey is the one within. With power abound and the temptation that comes with it, how do you continue to remain competent, vulnerable, generous, and happy in an exceedingly superficial world? Dr. Ramesh Ramachandran former CEO and leader details his learnings along the way.
The old saying goes, “Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.”
As we watch leaders around the globe, stumble, bumble and act out of line, in business, politics, media, or even academia – we often laugh or cry, confused… wondering, “What in the world were they thinking?”
This downfall may be due to moral failings with others, or possibly, the incessant need for validation that accrues with an accumulation of wealth. However, nothing can truly justify or rationalize such failings.
From Boeing to Ford, The Guptas, Archegos Capital, McDonalds and Theranos, – the colossal breach of core values is, frankly, mind boggling.
But why does it keep happening?