Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way!

All three may be viable options

Lead, Follow

We’re all familiar with the phrase, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way”. During my adult life, I’ve found myself doing all three at one time or another.

The “Lead” Part

By my very nature, I tend to want to lead. Sometimes that is truly because I have the passion and feel I also have the experience, knowledge, or skill to move things forward in a positive direction. It may also be because I see a void of leadership that I feel an obligation to fill that void. Other times, truth be told, it’s probably more of a self-centered desire for the adrenaline rush that comes from being in the middle of the action.

The “Follow” Part

The “follow” part often does not come as easily for me.

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