The Weakness of Positive Thinking - David Collinson

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Countering the widely held view that positive thinking by leaders invariably challenges and inspires subordinates, the author coins the term "Prozac leadership" to describe how optimism tends to resemble a well-intended but addictive drug: It promotes artificial happiness and discourages critical reflection, leaving companies ill equipped to deal with setbacks.

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magellan 4 years, 2 months ago
That's why Hoover did such a fantastic job handling crises, and the same reason that FDR was such a feckless flop... err, I mean...

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