Yeah, right. You think leadership is important. I know because you are reading this article.
First, get the crap out of the way.
Crap means ‘leadership’ stuff that doesn’t work. It’s out there – cloaked as a book, blog, course or article (including this one, you ask?). Dov Frohman says, “I am skeptical these will produce more or better leaders. At the very moment of so many efforts to teach leadership, we are experiencing widespread, persistent failures of leadership. There is a disconnect between the celebration of leadership and the ability to practice it.”
Joe Iarocci says, “Lack of training or expertise does not prevent people with opinions about leadership from being potential book-writers.”
Great leaders say stuff that gets popular. Some of it is crap. Don’t believe me? Check out Jesse Lyn Stoner’s compilation The 10 WORST Popular Leadership Quotes
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