Why Clever and Lazy People Make Great Leaders

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During World War II, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein was held in high esteem by his fellow officers as one of the German Wehrmacht‘s best military strategists. Von Manstein once described Germany’s former peacetime Chief of the Army High Command as “…probably one of the cleverest people I ever met”. That Commander’s name was Kurt Gebhard Adolf Philipp Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord. Von [...]