In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales, inspired by the TV show, Kevin Probably Saves the World, discuss how exactly one would go about choosing a small number of people to help them rule the world. They discuss many of the different factors that should be considered when choosing the composition of a group, including the balance between the sexes, races, ideology, skill sets, and more. It also touches on nepotism, cronyism, and other personal biases, and examines the ways in which we come to agreements and reach decisions as a group. 


This really made me stop and think of myself as a leader of anything.” ~ Gabe Howard 

[1:14]   How would Gabe choose others to help him rule the world? 

[3:10]   Should you pick others who would agree with you? 

[4:01]   Should you choose those who share your political views? 

[5:09]   Should you have an equal number of men and women? 

[6:18]   What about group balance and decision-making? 

[6:46]   A few words about consensus decision-making and elections. 

[11:37] What about including people you hate? 



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About The Psych Central Show Podcast Hosts


Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar and anxiety disorders. In addition to hosting The Psych Central Show, Gabe is an associate editor for He also runs an online Facebook community, The Positive Depression/Bipolar Happy Place, and invites you to join.  To work with Gabe, please visit his website,



Vincent M. Wales
 is a former suicide prevention counselor who lives with persistent depressive disorder. In addition to co-hosting The Psych Central Show, Vincent is the author of several award-winning novels and the creator of costumed hero Dynamistress. Visit his websites at and