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Most things we believe about what makes a good leader is "BS", says author

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Ian Mann, MD at Gateways Business Consultants, for his weekly business book review.

Mann reviewed “Leadership BS - Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time” by Jeffrey Pfeffer.

In “Leadership BS” Pfeffer shines a bright light on the leadership industry, showing why it’s failing and how it might be remade.

Pheffer sets the record straight on the often-made prescriptions for leaders to be honest, authentic and modest and to tell the truth, build trust and take care of others.

He calls “BS” on many leadership myths and provides a scientific look at the evidence.

Scroll down to listen to the interview and a clip from the audiobook, narrated by Mike Chamberlain.

If you’re a leader who wants to improve; inspiration is not what you need.

Jeffrey Pfeffer

24% of people surveyed by Pfeffer was totally disengaged at work.

Ian Mann, MD at Gateways Business Consultants

Leaders must be able to be very inauthentic!

Ian Mann, MD at Gateways Business Consultants

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