I say : Emotion Clouds Reason
MJDL Emotion clouds reason . To be an effective decision maker, a person should put truth and betterment of others above himself. (...) Read more? Sign up for free
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MFR It is also a premise that the decision maker has already developed himself to be enable him to be objective about the situation.
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The Objective Historian "Betterment of others"; but what if you are inadvertently making better the lives of those who are surreptitiously doing horrific harm to the weak, (relatively) innoncent, and defenseless? One must be careful; everyone lies.
Emotion Clouds Reason
FDB I agree with both MJDL and MFR that effective leadership requires objectivity and truth, these equal integrity. But I think our colleague The Objective Historian is a bit cynical in stating that "everyone lies". I believe a great leader puts others before himself/herself regardless.