Originally Posted by orinjkrush
correlation does not mean causation. Clinton didn't cause the information revolution either but his administration benefited from it. no CEO can take credit for the performance of his huge mass of people under him/her. Not even Steve Jobs. We want to believe in these "Great Men" but it just aint so.
This. The thing to avoid is "Great Men" who truly believe they wield this kind of power. They will always fail. The best leaders focus on preparing the team to compete. But they don't own the credit for all victory (or failure).