by Patty Azzarello. Good leaders build a powerful team by sharing power, not by building themselves up (falsely) by imagining they can hoard power personally.
I see leaders who imagine that they have more power than they actually do, and don’t really distinguish between the fact that their role has power vs. that they are powerful personally. A telling behavior to decide what camp an executive is in is to see how they treat people when they meet them. Especially, people in lower level jobs (or waiters). The most common types are: