Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor at Stanford, lays into the leadership industry in his book Leadership B.S. He states, “Stop accepting sugar-laced but toxic potions as cures.”  This blunt critique warns against leadership gurus and self-proclaimed experts who deliver inspiring fables and stories that might make people feel good, but don’t help to improve leadership.  According to the former Prime Minister of Greece George A. Papandreou, a keynote speaker at the 2017 International Leadership Conference, we are at a critical juncture that