Leadership – Faux leaders don’t want people to be in a position to tell them something they’re doing is stupid. Watch for this telltale sign of a poor leader.

Truth – When you hate the truth, you’re hating on something you’ll regret hating on for a long time. It may not always seem to us as if truth wins the day, but truth wins even when we can’t recognize it.

Openness – If things aren’t going well, and you’re not hearing your team discuss reasons why, maybe you have mental cotton stuffed in your ears.

Subterfuge – When someone becomes surprisingly eloquent, look to see if their results are surprisingly weak as well.

Root Causes– When you look around for who is causing recurring problems, don’t forget to stop in front of a mirror. – Mike Brown

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