Day after day, week after week, you find innumerable posts extolling the glorious benefits of employee engagement. You’ll read about how engaged employees are more productive, have less absenteeism, apply more discretionary effort and overall improve bottom line numbers by a significant amount. Many of those posts you will find in this blog. So how, in good conscience, can I even imply that leadership could be ruined by such noble and gentle effort? Glad you asked.