We have many to thank for their helpful suggestions on various iterations of the manuscript. Collectively, they fixed our grammatical errors and oversights, refined our aesthetic arguments, enlarged our appreciation of certain artists, and provided new insights into leadership. In alphabetical order, these commentators were Julie Adams, Amnon Bergerbest, Jaya Aninda Chatterjee, Ellen de Saint Phalle, Catherine Goetschel, Karen Hayward, Charles Karelis, Christopher Miller, and Kathryn O’Malley. Naturally, we alone are responsible for all that is said in this, the final version, of the manuscript.

We also are indebted to our agent, Susan Ginsburg of Writers House, who saw the promise in this project and who provided guidance throughout ...

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