Tuesday, January 25, 2011


A thought-provoking post by Tanmay Vora on the leader and ambiguity.

Some extraordinary leaders, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Charles de Gaulle come to mind, used ambiguity as a strategy to keep from being pinned down and to confuse adversaries. That strength, however, can also confuse allies and produce chaotic management. Its pragmatism can evolve into opportunism.

Although ambiguity can be a tool, who follows the leader who sounds an uncertain trumpet?

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