It would take another Nietzsche to stand wild-eyed in the market place and declare The Charismatic Leader is Dead. I may be wild-eyed from time to time, but I’m no Nietzsche.
What seems to be happening is a growing appreciation of the downside of the charismatic style in business, politics, sport and other fields of human endeavor. We continue to be fascinated by Special Ones, and not disinterested at their falling from grace.
In the last few days, further stories are have been reported about the charismatics Jose Mourinho and Camila Batmanghelidjh.