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Want to be a horrible leader? Do ANY of these 50 no-nos!

Todd Nielsen has come up with “50 Bad Leadership Examples” that are well worth reading, either as cautionary behaviors or inspiration to horrific heights. Wanna be a Voldemort or a Hero? The choice is yours. Here they are; I’ve highlighted the ones I see most often in politics and organizations. Belittling and condescending communication to […]

Leadership Challenge #1: Creating “WE” not “ME” solutions

According to Leadership Freak, there are “7 Ways to Powerfully Lead Through Problems.” They’re listed below, so that you can pay particular attention to #2: Create a “We,” in the context of his list. Be transparent. Everyone knows profits are down. They’re waiting for you to name it. Create a “we.” Talk with people at […]

Is Provocation Leadership? Kim Jong Un and the Diplomacy of Aggression

Dictatorship has its privileges, it seems. Including threatening war in order to — well, that’s not quite clear, yet. Ernesto Lonono, in a thoughtful profile in the Washington Post, notes that “making sense of the Kims has been more of an art than a science. A cadre of North Korea scholars has spent decades piecing […]

Update: Malala Yousufzai to Make Home in Great Britain

Activist now taking refuge in Great Britain According to the Daily Mail, Yousufzai and her family will stay in Great Britain. Her father’s been offered a job at the Pakistani Consulate in Birmingham, in response to threats by the Tehrik-e-Taliban.   Now as she takes refuge in exile, she will have a new international platform […]

Leadership and Fear: The Main Difference Between Obama and Romney

Fear is the way the warrior gets us to follow him. Romney proved that in tonightʻs debate. Repeating that Iran is closer to having a nuclear bomb, that the world looks at America as weak, that we need a strong leader. Repeating that, even in the face of Obamaʻs evidence that the US has been […]