Being A Leader Is A Choice Not A Title
Do you have to be a manager or executive to be a leader? No!
Leading others is a choice. It isn’t about your title.
Many people with executive titles are terrible leaders, and many people without a fancy title are outstanding leaders.
More than your title, being a leader is about influencing change and inspiring and motivating others. Leaders paint a picture of a better world and work with others to create it.
Nowhere does it say you have to be a manager or an executive to be a leader. But somehow, we’ve told ourselves that only people with certain titles can lead others. That’s just not the case.
You don’t need permission to become a leader. If you want to be a leader, start leading!
Read books, listen to podcasts, and talk to others to learn leadership skills. Develop skills that are crucial for future leaders, such as empathy, self-awareness, curiosity, and a growth mindset.
Realizing you don’t need anything external to be a leader is a freeing way to think about leadership and yourself as a leader. You are in control and can become a leader, no matter your title.
What will you do to become the leader you know you can be?
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