Are leaders narcissists? (Arthur Boers, in Servants and Fools: A Biblical Theology of Leadership)

The faddish focus on leadership raises difficulties. For example, a connection between leadership and narcissism is frequently noted. Many celebrated leadership qualities correlate to this disorder: confidence about success, influencing others, assertiveness, savoring authority, optimism about being great, viewing oneself as extraordinarily special, enjoying being the focus of attention, expecting much from others, wanting power, trusting the world is better under one’s leadership.

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