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The Terrible Leader by Dan White

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Category Three

People who are motivated by power, a sense of control and influence. We will call these people the slicks. Slicks are by far the most dangerous category of employees. It is from this category that most Terrible leaders will emerge. They are less interested in clear targets and working with other people, but instead more interested in working with senior people and on high-profile projects. They are interested in having their opinion listened to and generally think they know best about nearly everything. They won’t do anything unless they can see how it contributes to their future success and they hate ‘busy work’.

All of this means that it is the slicks who represent your clearest threat (they are most like you) and, at the same ...

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