The most glaring difference between a good and great leader the mayor could blame the tourists or try a better stop sign The most glaring difference between a good and great leader? Good okay leaders fix the blame. Great leaders fix the problem. Huge difference. One treats the symptom, the other the cause. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.