Acts of moral leadership do not come without risks of loss of employment, a lessening of personal stature, and compromised mental and physical wellbeing. Thus, the quest to act as a values-based leader necessarily commands the exercise of unfettered willpower and a tenacious willingness to assume such risks.
"A Lack of Willpower May Influence a Leader’s Ability to Act Morally,"
The Journal of Values-Based Leadership:
2, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/jvbl/vol5/iss2/9