Leadership to enable collaboration and take down hierarchy

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Indicators of bad leadership:

*  Not Vulnerable
*  Refusing to be accountable for their bad decisions
*  Changing meetings for no reason
*  Not Listening
*  No signs of willingness to develop/mentor staff (or themselves)
*  Not giving feedabck
*  Never showing up on time
*  Lying 
*  Lack of consistency
*  Lying
*  The ‘leader’ does not do work
*  Leader is a member of the “cult” of right answers 
*  Expecting Special Treament
*  Micromanage 
*  Lacking forward thinking
*  Lying
*  Lack of Consistency
*  Not prepared for meetings
*  Unreasonable demands 
*  Lack of self-awareness
*  Lack of Financial Planning
*  Taking credit for other people’s ideas/work
*  Fake deadlines that even they don’t meet
*  Shortcutting chain of command (Unstrategically)
*  Fond of magical thinking/silver bullets
*  Not supporting people’s decisions
*  Nepotism/Favoritism
*  Sexism
*  Poor/Ambiguous Communication
*  Failure to Thank/People/Unappreciative
*  Gossip
*  Tapping out
*  Continuous indefinite “strategic” “planning”

Indicators of good leadership.
*  Entire team knows the clear, concise and consistent goal
*  Manager should take ownership of their title and consistently does the work
*  Encouraging Experimentation
*  Allowing room for failure
*  Hands-off 
*  Decision-Making clarity
*  Making tough decisions
*  Productive dialogue
*  Fosters employee development
*  Valuing sustainability
*  Consistent with strategic vision
*  Excellent, Open financial mgmt
*  Transparency, especially about difficult things
*  Useful feedback at the right time
*  Managing the ‘power'
*  Good communications and transparency
*  Empathy/compassion
*  “Good communication"
*  Cooperative decision making
*  Clear paths to success for every employee
*  Matching strengths to roles
*  Availability
*  Valuing peoples time
*  Purposeful  meetings
*  Trust
*  Appreciates others/ Expresses appreciation
*  Fair
*  Empowers others
*  Vulnerability 
*  Transparency.