Category Archives: Leadership

The Coronavirus and World Leadership

By | March 6, 2020

[March 6, 2020]  With the U.S. Presidential election scheduled for later this year, many of our politicians are doing their best to prepare themselves to get votes.  Everything tends be politicized, and so the spread of the Coronavirus has become a topic of volatile political partisanship.  World leaders have jumped into the political fray faster than a one-legged… Read More »

Leadership: on Agreeableness

By | March 4, 2020

[March 4, 2020]  To the surprise of my close friends, the current literature on psychological traits, and these traits’ relationship to leaders, the effect of agreeableness is somewhat of a mixed bag.  They were hoping for some positive correlation, especially since I believe that a kind, respectful, an empathetic leader can be very successful.  I knew better.  A… Read More »

Leadership and the Big Five Personality Traits

By | March 3, 2020

[March 3, 2020]  We all know that for good leadership to work well, we need to speak and write clearly.  Like my grandmother, bigmama, that means sometimes being blunt.  Today, I’m doing introducing the psychological big five personality traits 1,2 because I will use those more here at Over the next few weeks, I plan to draw… Read More »