The moral and ethical misconduct of leaders is not a new concern, but it seems to be a more prevalent concern today. So what should today’s leaders do to build trust with their teams and the public? Kimberly Nei and Darin Nei argue that showing your team that you exercise caution, take calculated risks and will adhere to organizational principles will go a long way toward gaining their trust. Trying to be liked and known as “the fun boss” can tarnish your reputation in the long run.
Mike Purdy, a presidential historian and the founder of PresidentialHistory.com, revisits the August 2017 Charlottesville events and the success and failures of Presidential moral leadership across history.