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January 20, 2017

Weekly Round-Up: Upside to Bad Bosses, Obligation to Dissent, Disorganized Businesses, Real Life Leadership Lessons, & Learn From Political Arguing

Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.


This week you’ll read articles on 5 leadership lessons from bad bosses, true leaders believe dissent is an obligation, 5 reasons disorganized businesses are likely to fail, real life lessons from real life leaders, and 7 leadership lessons from political arguing.

These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

  • 5 Leadership Lessons From The Worst Bosses I’ve Ever Had
    By Dana Theus (@DanaTheus) InPower Coaching

    “I recently read a fabulous post by Steve Tobak on BNET with tons of great management advice based on his personal experience. It reminded me that after scolding Steve Jobs and other jerk bosses, I actually owe my two worst bosses some props in public…”
  • True Leaders Believe Dissent Is an Obligation
    By Bill Taylor (@williamctaylor via @HarvardBiz), Harvard Business Review

    “These are head-spinning times for those of us who think about the best ways to lead and the most effective ways to compete. What defines acceptable personal behavior (let alone behavior worth emulating) among public officials?…”
  • 5 Reasons Disorganized Businesses Are Likely to Fail
    By Chantal Bechervaise (@CBechervaise), Take It Personel-ly

    “If your business workflow and project planning isn’t highly honed and organized, it’s doomed to fail. If you want to be a reputable company and have loyal customers, you’re going to need to change things up immediately…”
  • Real Life Leadership Lessons From Real Life Leaders
    By Brian Rashid (@Forbes), Forbes

    “Everyone is talking about leadership. There are hundreds of articles and millions of quotes. Quotes from Sir Richard Branson and Barack Obama. Quotes from Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant and Marc Cuban…”
  • 7 Leadership Lessons from the Political Arguing
    By Skip Prichard (@SkipPrichard)

    “I’m not sure about you, but it’s hard for me to take much more of the political fights happening throughout my social media world. It’s obvious that we are in unchartered territory here in the United States because I’ve never seen anything quite like it.…”

What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

--David Grossman



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