Do Good Leaders Like Smart People On Their Team?

In a word, yes. Other leaders like to surround themselves who they can feel superior to. They believe that people are better controlled who are not as as smart as they think they are. And this belief comes at large known and unknown costs.

Good leaders like to surround themselves with people whose smarts, connections and intuitions are admirable and engaged. Their people feel and act respected for their strengths. And this approach comes with all kinds of known and unknown benefits.