One for “Say What?” Files: Mental illness trait of successful leaders??

“The right leader in a crisis may not be the stable one.”  So rang the headline from Harvey Schachter’s book review of A First-Rate Madness by Tufts University psychiatry professor Nassir Ghaemi.  According to Ghaemi’s research, leaders who were mentally unbalanced seemed to do better in times of crisis.  People like Ghandi, Churchill, JFK and Lincoln …

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