It is a well-worn cliché of leadership that it’s lonely at the top. But need it be so?
Externally, there is no shortage of professional mentors or coaches who can ease the loneliness of command.
Based on conversations with numerous chief executives, chairmen and others, we examine the various constituencies to which a chief executive can turn and examines how those relationships can support the individual in the top job.
Equally, we test why each of these relationships may be compromised in ways that impede true candour.
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Kit Bingham looks at how the person in the top job can conclude that leadership is by definition...