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The Leadership Spectrum

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Mythic Preferences


The Wizard of Oz

  • Golden Yellow: The Scarecrow
  • If I Only Had a Brain
  • Reward: Diploma (Acknowledging Wisdom)
  • Azure Blue: The Tin Man
  • If I Only Had a Heart
  • Reward: Philanthropy (Acknowledging Generosity)
  • Ruby Red: The Cowardly Lion
  • If I Only Had the Nerve!
  • Reward: Medal (Acknowledging Bravery)
  • Rainbow: Toto (and Dorothy)
  • If I Could Only Return Home!
  • Reward: Home (Appreciating Other People)


Star Trek 

  • Ruby Red: Captain James Kirk
  • “Boldly Going Where No One Else Has Gone!”
  • Gets Into Trouble: Action without Thought or Direction
  • Azure Blue: Leonard McCoy (“Bones”)
  • “I’m sick and tired of your logic!”
  • Gets Into Trouble: Wants to Heal Instead of Trying to Prevent Injury
  • Golden Yellow: Spock
  • “May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with humans? I find their illogic and foolish emotions a constant irritant”
  • Gets Into Trouble: Caught Up in the Data Without Considering the Human Cost
  • Rainbow [Pot of Gold]: The Enterprise Crew (Uhura, Sulu, Scotty)
  • Saving the Protagonists When They Operate in Isolation
  • End of Program: Everyone Reassembles on the Deck of the Enterprise

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