Misleading Conduct #14 – When Times Get Tough, Lock Yourself Away

 By Ian Sampson This misrule sometimes gets interpreted heroically as “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Misleaders, however, have taken this to a new place: when the going gets tough they get going to a never-ending series of crisis sessions, or better yet a secretive crisis strategy meeting where they meet for days […]

Misleading Conduct # 7 – Micromanaging Your People

Mis-leaders focus on the insignificant. They go deep into the organisation and tell others how to do their job. Mis-leadership through micromanagement is guaranteed to make people fearful on several levels: They will fear that you think they can’t do their job; They will be afraid that you are up to something, but they won’t […]