Successful Leadership is What You Don’t See

I’ll take trust and empathy over confidence and charisma any day.

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We tend to judge leaders by what we see, because that’s the most available information. We look at who’s in the spotlight, who speaks up, and who takes initiative. Traits like action, confidence, and charisma are easy to see and easy to assess.

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Jake Wilder

I don’t know where I’m going. But at least I know how to get there.