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4 Vital Lessons on Leadership from “Excalibur”

From CEOs to individual contributors, these are lessons that every good leader will heed

Arthur retrieves Excalibur from The Lady of the Lake
“Excalibur” © Warner Bros. Pictures

John Boorman’s 1981 rendition of the classic Arthurian legend provides four lessons on leadership every CEO and manager should heed. It’s one thing to be given a title. It’s quite another to earn it.




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