Eliot Spitzer's Seven Deadly Sins

Lust is the least of it. Here's a look at the mistakes New York's sex-scandal-scarred governor made, and the lessons for any leaderin politics or business

Stunning, shocking, schadenfreude-inducing. All those adjectives have been used to describe the fall of Eliot Spitzer, "The Sheriff of Wall Street" and the man Time Magazine named "The Crusader." On the surface it seems his involvement with a prostitution ring and other possible illegal behavior are what doomed him as governor. But really they're only the tip of the iceberg. As a leader and manager, Spitzer made plenty of other mistakes that made it untenable for him to stay in office.

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