How “Permission Leadership” Breeds The Fiercest Of All Loyalties

In business and politics

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On my first day of work as a young upstart, a colleague pulled me into a conference room to warn me about the company’s unofficial rules.

“Do everything by the book,” he said. “Keep your mouth shut in meetings, and don’t volunteer any brilliant ideas unless you’re given explicit…