Do Bad People Make Good Leaders

by Michael Kwan
What does it take to make a great leader? This can come from the world of politics, the world of business, within a nonprofit organization, in a greater societal movement, or within a more academic environment. What does it take? Some people will say that great leaders should inspire those around them, lighting a fire under their butts and spurring them into action.Read the full article

DICKS: Do you need to be one to be a successful leader?

This is a question that has been eating away at me for a long time, so I decided to make a movie about it. This is also the first video in a new series I am doing. Follow me on Vero to see the rest: http://get.vero.co/maxjosephxvero PS if you want to discuss the themes or ideas in this follow me on Vero. Much more likely to see and respond there. Animation by Marina Valentina: http://www.marinavalentina.com/ Additional Animation by Ben Chapin: http://bendchapin.com/ Music by Jonathan Zalben: http://www.jonathanzalben.com/ BOOKS: Adam Grant's book "Give and Take" - https://www.amazon.com/Give-Take-Helping-Others-Success/dp/0143124986/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496857521&sr=8-1&keywords=Give+and+Take Robert Greene's book "The 48 Laws of Power" - https://www.amazon.com/48-Laws-Power-Robert-Greene/dp/0140280197/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496857920&sr=8-1&keywords=48+laws+of+power+by+robert+greene Michael Maccoby's book "Narcissistic Leaders" - https://www.amazon.com/Narcissistic-Leaders-Who-Succeeds-Fails/dp/1422104141/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496857954&sr=8-1&keywords=Maccoby+Narcissistic Aaron James' book "Assholes: A Theory" - https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=assholes+a+theory