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A New Trait Theory: What Neurology Tells Us about Creativity And What it Means to Leadership

Introduction

In recent years, the classic line ‘great leaders are born, not made’ has been denounced by greats such as Colin Powel and Leadership author, Marshall Goldsmith, who have stated the opposite, ‘great leaders are made, not born’ (Stanford GSB News, 2005; Goldsmith, M., 2008). While history links the former statement with the original trait theory of Leadership, advancements in neurology allow us to see both statements anew – both true. Continue reading