Bad Leadership

Lessons in Bad Leadership – The VIP Leader

BAD LEADER TYPE #3 – THE VIP LEADER Fact: Good leaders keep a ship moving forward by empowering others. Bad leaders move a ship forward by doing it themselves.  Above the surface – The leader is the hardest working person in the room. She makes the most sales, does the most work for every project and…

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Lessons in Bad Leadership – The Hero Leader

Fact: The loudest, most confident voice can stifle forward-movement. On the surfaceYour leader is mighty and likes his role as the go-to-always-has-the-answer-person. He has a big personality and draws people and energy to him. Employees and outsiders are easily awed by his charm and presence.  Below the surface He doesn’t seem to have many long conversations with the people…

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Lessons in Bad Leadership – The Popular Leader

In our previous blog post (HERE), we examined three bad leadership character. In this post, we will dig deeper into the first type – The Popular Leader. BAD LEADER TYPE #1 – THE POPULAR LEADER Fact: Good leaders build loyalty to ideas and the whole organization. Bad leaders build loyalty to themselves. On the surface Perhaps you…

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The Subtle, but Chilling Types of Bad Leadership

We’re all professionals who have been around the block a couple of times, right? So, let’s talk frankly about the more subtle signs of bad leadership that, when viewed through an amateur lens, can be misunderstood. THE POPULAR LEADER Fact: Good leaders build loyalty to ideas and the whole organization. Bad leaders build loyalty to…

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