Leadership wins the race

What Amundsen recognized, that Scott did not, was that when risky projects are at hand, the traditional wisdom of “hire for attitude, train for skills” no longer applies. In such situations, the leader must, instead: hire for skills — because you need them, and then figure out how to deal with the attitudes that undoubtedly will accompany the big-egoed skill-holders.

Amazing article on leadership on Forbes. Don’t miss it!

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