There are some who may have read the 4/19/16 post, “A Happy Staff Is…” and equate that what I wrote means that being a jerk is OK. 

That is not the case.  A leader can be pleasant, empathic, and understanding as she is making her staff successful.  In fact, those qualities often make it easier for the staff to bear down and fight the good fight. 

On the other hand, at some point the jerk will find himself in this situation. “If you look behind you and no one is following, you’re not leading. You’re just on a walk.”

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