The Danger in Remaining Silent

I was going through some old leadership material the other day when I came across an article I had saved by Patrick Lencioni on The Financial Crisis. It was published back in 2008 at the beginning of the housing and banking crisis that shook our economy so badly that we still haven’t fully recovered.

In the article Pat asserts that responsibility of our nation’s financial free fall doesn’t lie at the feet of greedy lenders or lax regulators but rather with board members, executives, and quite frankly, leaders at many levels who knew their companies were making poor or downright irresponsible decisions and failed to stand up and say anything about it. (more…)