Holding onto one’s belief in the face of oppression


A review of ‘Dele Kogbe’s ‘The Girl Who Dares the King’ by Folorunsho Moshood.

There are two faces of power according to David McClelland, a Harvard trained Psychologist. The two faces, which are like two sides of a coin, are ‘socialised power’ and ‘dominance power’.The former underlies leadership to greater achievements while the latter is a pleasure-seeking form of power.

A leader does many tasks and gets many tasks done by other people using these two faces. Though circumstances can make a leader to switch from one face to another at any interval, exhibiting a socialised power indicates a desire of a leader to apply power for the benefit of his followers or…

Source: Nigerian Tribune