Supermen Leaders Have Place For Expertise, Not Experts
One needs an expert driver, but the driver does not get to decide where to go. As data, knowledge, technology and expertise are available for hire and purchase, the real mark of a leader will increasingly be his or her intuitive power and instinctive capability to understand the public mood and influence it. Emotions unfettered by expertise is dangerous; and expertise dismissive of emotions in ineffective. That is the leadership dilemma of our times.