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Why Leaders are Compelling – New Article on AskMen

AskMen chose a photo of pres. Obama because why not, but I picked a photo of Patton because I think we can all agree he was about 1,000% more badass than Barry. Or anyone else, really. The article’s about what makes leaders so compelling to us, why we’re almost reflexively drawn to anything related to leaders or would-be leaders. Here’s a taste, a little tease. Just the tip, if you will:

I think much of it has to do with the mystique that surrounds their jobs. Few of us have any concrete idea of what the CEO of a large company actually does on a day-to-day basis besides make lots of money. Baseball managers are perhaps even more enigmatic: Their job appears to consist merely of trips to the pitcher’s mound, talking on the dugout phone and chewing tobacco.

Read the rest at AskMen