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One of the best books to read, Leadership BS holds up a mirror to the leadership industry and talks about the ways in which workplaces and careers could be improved. He calls out the billion dollar leadership industry on its failures like worldwide employee disengagement, career derailment and failed efforts on leadership development.
What makes this book stand out?
The practical examples and advice that it provides, while being rooted in social science. It helps people take more informed decisions about their careers and to accept the truth.
Read it for
The clear picture it presents of the failing leadership industry and how its mistakes can be undone. It states the truth that leaders often do not have the widely valued qualities of honesty, modesty, and authenticity, and destroys the many myths surrounding leadership.
Don't read it for
The fact that he says that the majority of the leadership industry only provides pep talks makes him talk in absolutes and does little to distinguish him from the people he is criticizing.