Three Big Reasons Why Leaders Fail

The primary culprits include self-imposed limitations, failures of understanding, and inflexibility.

Good bosses are often brought down by avoidable failings, according to Timothy F. Bednarz. Among the chief offenders: self-imposed limitations such as ethical inconsistency or indecisiveness; failures of understanding, such as strategic shortsightedness; and inflexibility and unwillingness to welcome different perspectives.

“Leaders need to take preventative action to make sure they do not succumb to these shortcomings,” Bednarz writes.

As I read this newsletter, I did my own self assessment as to whether I exhibited these shortcomings in my own leadership style. But I am more interested in how our readers think about the pharmacy managers they have experienced.

Do you think pharmacy is blessed with good leaders?