If a leader does something irrational, your first assumption might be that they're crazy. But while the intersection in the Venn diagram of power and mental health issues is surely not empty, weird behaviour makes more sense if you assume there's information you don't have that explains why the weird action is, in fact, rational. This video from CPG Grey proposes what some of those unobserved factors may be:
The video prompted me to pick up the book it's based on, The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good. It's been a thought-provoking read so far.
That's all from us for this week. Have a great weekend, and we'll see you back here on Monday!