In doing research for The Dumb Leaders I have come across some really dumb things attributed to our leaders. While these quotes aren't all world leaders, some are from influencers. Heaven Forbid. I thought I would share ten of...
On Saturday here in Australia, Aussie’s did the unthinkable. We voted to return a conservative government and reject the Labour Party with a reform agenda. Despite every opinion poll claiming an easy Labour Victory, we saw instead a stunning...
Welcome to the podcast Episode 1-22 of The Dumb Leaders Podcast. Australia was enveloped in the ball-tampering scandal where our Australian cricket captain was swallowed up in admission of guilt of ball tampering. The resounding crescendo and outcry was at fever...
This morning when I flicked over my desktop Dlibert calendar I was greeteed with this image on Dilbert's version of succession planning. And that's how Dumb Leaders approach succession planning, with suspicion and a need to make themselves indespensible. The reality...
Life is a journey of ongoing learning. We may not always feel like it but we’re always taking in information from our surroundings and adjusting. Avoiding what we felt was a mistake of the past. Unless you’re Chris Angel, or another...
Lolly Daskal is the founder of Lead from Within, a global leadership, executive coaching, and business consulting firm. You can connect with her on Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook and Google+ Originally published on Inc.com It's hard enough to attract and hold on to good employees--but to attract and hold on to the best...
Every leader has at one stage been a dumb leader. Except some just cannot admit it. And that is a classic case of for a Dumb Leader. A Better Leadership Programc-The DUMB LEADERS HANDBOOK – NOW OPEN The library of leadership mistakes...
The Dumb Punter – They Play Favourites. The Dumb Leader ran “The Leaderboard”, in which all his direct reports were ranked on the key measures and KPI’s. Not surprisingly, this is something that is adopted by many companies as they...
The Dispassionate - Treat Everyone the Same The team waited in anticipation for the day the new boss started. The previous leader had walked out and left the team in turmoil, after they had been promised and subsequently overlooked for...
In this episode, today I share the poor decision making that happens when we are impacted by the Bias we know as the Anchoring Bias. Importantly, I share how to minimise this impact for you. A Better Leadership Program-The DUMB...

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