Pope Benedict XVI and the Leadership Issue No One Wants to Talk About

Because we want to believe, on some very romantic level, that leaders are born. That they’re superhuman. That they’re cut from special cloth, that they’ve descended from Mount Olympus to help all of us. We want to believe that because it gets us excited about signing up to work with them. It kindles our hope that people with power have a sense of great responsibility and have answers that we don’t see.

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