Leaders Eat Last - Part 5: The Abstract Challenge Summary & Analysis

Simon Sinek
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Nazi lieutenant colonel Adolph Eichmann was behind much of the planning and oversight of the Holocaust. After the war using false documents he escaped to Argentina where he lived for fifteen years until Israeli agents tracked him down and arrested him. That the Holocaust happened baffled many. It required the cooperation of literally millions of people. There had to be buy-in from top to bottom. After their defeat, many Germans posited the claim that they had no choice but to follow leadership.

In an extensive experiment by Yale professor Stanley Milgram it was the conclusion that people tended to blame others for their own actions. The Peanut Company of America knowingly sent out peanuts tainted with salmonella causing death and illness. Emails show that the president of the company was annoyed by salmonella testing that was causing delays in their invoicing...

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