When bullies get the power of the State behind them they become tyrants. History is littered with the corpses of their victims. Bullies must be stopped early and firmly. I endorse the following article by Pat McLagan (Leadership Development & Managing Change for the Changing World of Work | Speaker, Coach, Award Winner Author of The Shadow Side of Power: Lessons for Leaders)
I am concerned about this election and the image and philosophy of leadership — as well as of civilization — that is being bandied about. Trump’s bullying, racism, demeaning, lying and distortions, and shallow interpretation of events is not only dangerous but also will set a role model of destructive leadership that will endure for years.
… I have been a student of leadership and its shadow side for most of my life and feel I must speak out and continue to speak out. I would be horrified if my grandchildren grew up with a leadership model a la Trump. How about YOU? (Read full article)