Jeffrey Cohn asks the age-old question, “Why Are We Bad At Picking Good Leaders?” He’s looked at the hundreds of attributes of a leader to determine which ones are the most reliable predictors of good leadership. Just in time for the 2012 elections, we discuss a better way to evaluate leadership potential from his book Why Are We Bad At Picking Good Leaders?

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 9 o’clock am Pacific time.