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The Terrible Leader by Dan White

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INTRODUCTION

This book is for anyone who has been on a management or leadership training session and thought, “Seriously, this is a load of horse shit”. It is for anyone who has tried reading ‘leadership literature’ and found it to be a little too earnest, a little too trying. It is for anyone who goes to work in the morning, looks around them and wants to shout out, “Why am I surrounded by idiots!?”

Most, if not all, leadership books will give you lots of sound advice on how to become a better leader. This seems reasonable. But here’s my problem: are you really going to do things differently, are you really going to ‘change your behaviour’ because a book tells you to? You’ve never even met me. I might be some insane bloke living in a block of ...

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