Little Red Riding Hood knew that something was wrong with Grandma.
“Grandmother, what big arms you have!”
“All the better to hug you with, my dear.”
“Grandmother, what big legs you have!”
“All the better to run with, my child.”
“Grandmother, what big ears you have!”
“All the better to hear with, my child.”
In the Charles Perrault version, Little Red Robin Hood didn’t escape. Instead, the wolf caught her and “ate her up.”
Leaders must be realistic about human behavior, and in these economic times wolfish behavior is on the rise. There are people who have learned to prey on others in the business world.
These “wolves” show up in a variety of forms. You may even half a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Here are a few examples:
Corporate America is filled with great people who have honest intent. But there are some wolves that have been created by fear. Make sure they don’t fool you.