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The Terrible Leader by Dan White

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CHAPTER 6

AUTHENTIC TYRANNY

In our previous chapter, we used an exemplar of Terribleness to learn how we can pepper our daily lives with Terrible deeds and actions. Some of you will have read Chapter 5 and thought, “Excellent, I’ll take some notes, and perhaps I could try this or that on Monday”. Others will have read the chapter and thought, “That’s just not going to work for me”. The problem is, if you have not already established a reputation and image as a Terrible leader, it might be hard to suddenly start throwing office furniture around and calling everyone reprobates. Let me illustrate this with a story from my childhood that I’m sure will resonate for everyone.

I went to an all-boys’ school. Ok, so this story might not resonate for everyone ...

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