Incompetent, yet the leader
We keep cultivating this mythical image of a strong leader. It’s time for some nuance. A good start would be to make way for women.
Men tend to think that they are smarter than women – and this confidence takes them to the top. Yet this hubris says nothing about their real talent for leadership – and is actually responsible for their inevitable fall.
Read the whole article “Why do so many incompetent men become leaders” in Harvard Business Review.