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The Terrible Leader by Dan White

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CHAPTER 8

MOTIVATION FOR TERRIBLE LEADERS

In the previous chapter on ‘Making them Miserable’, we focused on creating the right conditions within your team to ensure that your own leadership position is never threatened. This is, if you like, a logical first step on your way to becoming a true Terrible leader. It is a necessary foundation of Terribleness, you can get everything else wrong but if you have kept empowerment, empathy, engagement and energy at the lowest possible levels, you will still go far. However, there is more to the fully-fledged, fully-rounded Terrible leader than just squashing the spirit of your direct reports. Terrible leaders are achievers. Under their reign much is done, and typically it is done fast.

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