Be as Wrong as Fast as You Can

In the Qualities of a Bad Leader post one of the last points was that poor leaders are indecisive or they make decisions slowly. In the blog, Mind the Product, Alex Hughes has an excellent article on decision making. "Indecision in Product: How to Avoid becoming a Bottleneck" Be wrong as fast as you can, he writes as leaving your team in limbo is far worse than making a mistake. Easier to forgive a bad decision than wait around for a wrong one. The article is excellent and quotes Scott Belsky i...
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Qualities of a bad leader

Together with my friend Neil Westcott, we came up with this list based off some of the leaders we worked with. Further addtions provided by Gavin Johnson. Anything missing from this list? Anything you disagree with? Comment please. Lacks transparency Inaccessible Uses PA or secretary as a buffer Puts parent communications before staff communication Puts interests of parents before students and staff Blatantly lies Abuses power Engages in nepotism Ignores strengths Overloads those with...
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