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Helping a Bipolar Leader (2014)

Manfred Kets de Vries

Helping a Bipolar Leader

Manic-depressive leaders are great in a crisis, refusing to bow to adversity. They rush in where others feared to tread and can inspire others to follow. The downside is that due to their extreme sense of empowerment, energy and optimism, their thinking and judgment can be flawed. This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review explore the manic-depressive leaders, who, caught up in their grandiosity, may overestimate their capabilities and try to do more than they can handle.

Harvard Business Review, 2014

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