Virtue 5: Avoid The Deadly Sins Of Leadership

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Cultural capital is the most important because everything in America is solely based on honesty, hard work, being fair and so forth. It is when we do not follow these characteristics that put leaders in holes.
Virtue 5: Avoid the Deadly Sins In chapter five we learned about the deadly sins for leadership. There are seven sins and they are gluttony, sloth, greed, anger, lust, envy, and pride. A sin is when a person does not do what is right. The first person we know we talked, discussed these sins is the monk Evagrius Pnticus. The next leader we know is john cassian. The ones he talked about did not contribute to the list we know of. These sins were introduced long ago and as one can see they are still as important as they were before. Many
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Many leaders have fallen from their positions because of how arrogant they were. By them being arrogant it brought down their career and they lost everything they worked for. Arrogance is said to be a disease to leaders. If a leader wants to grow and become better they must have to know exactly how to control it from spreading. Arrogant people are rude and people tend to not attract to them as much as they would if they were not arrogant. Arrogance also makes peoples relationships end because again people do not like the trait of arrogance in other people. Leaders do not think through the effects they tend to have on people. The reasons to support this are they think they have the right of power, but actually they do not. Another reason is they think people are stupid and just do not pay attention. The last reason is they think society will just forgive them and say it is not a big deal to be arrogant. Next we move on to humility. Humility is also another key to success in leadership. This is such because if a person is not humble they will be arrogant, which we have learned has a negative impact on leadership. Humility can be taught through ones religion. Some religions who have talked about humility are in Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism. Some people who have talked about humility are, Mahatma Gandhi, Li Yuansong, Immanuel Kant, and Frederick Nietzsche. These people talked …show more content…
People who do not follow virtues start to focus on the unimportant aspects of life. It makes them lose their vision and everything they have worked for by getting caught up in materialist things or their egos. The great leaders did everything by the book without breaking any laws and without cheating people. The leaders that blossomed are the one who took education seriously and truly cared. The leaders that fell became too caught up in things they should not have and let the seven sins have an effect on them. They simply did not care who they were hurting in the process because they just wanted to make it. The seven sins end up ruining what people have worked so hard to accomplish. Another reason why a leader falls is because the power they attain. They become so indulged in the power they forget what is actually going on around them. Leaders have to grasp the idea of being truthful and once they are not how many lies can they keep saying until they actually get caught one day. A leader has to have a good ethic because that is what the workers under them will follow. If they are lazy then it spreads to workers not caring. Workers look at the leaders for direction and if they guide them in the right direction the business will boom if they do not everything will fail. If a leader has good behavior, then that is what workers will look at and say I should have moral excellence as well. Leader should live private lives, they follow

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