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Reasons We Choose And Follow Bad Leaders

4. We Don’t Hold Leaders Accountable. 

We often blindly place leaders on a pedestal and assume that they will do the right thing. We need to be active followers and hold leaders accountable. The title of Ira Chaleff’s book, “The Courageous Follower: Standing Up To and For Our Leaders”, says it all. We need to stand up to our leaders when they are on the wrong path, and support them when they are doing the right thing.

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Why do we choose and follow dictators, despots, and tyrants? Is it us or them that’s the problem? Well, it’s both. Followers reap the leaders they sow and vice versa. So, if we don’t like what we are reaping, we should change what we’re sowing.

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