Sex And Money
David had his Bathsheba and Bill his Monica. Judas succumbed to 30 pieces of silver and Bernie Madoff to, well a little bit more than that. Point being that when it comes to stumbling male leaders, sex and money (as in a man taking some that he shouldn’t) can almost always be found at the heart of the scandal. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pastor, politician, mafia don (if The Sopranos is accurate) or just a father, historically it is sex and/or money that will lead you on the short walk from the throne to the outhouse.
So, here’s the question for The Conversation: if your closest friend just ascended to an important leadership position and came to you for advice as to how to avoid the twin temptations of sex and money–what would be the top three things you would tell him to do?