“I’m Not Good Enough” and Other Leadership Myths

2018-09-29T14:51:29+00:00

I sat in the back of the room thinking, ‘I should say something.’  I knew the work. I had more relevant examples. I understood my community better than this outside person who wasn’t aware of all the undercurrents that eddied through the room. But I stayed silent, alternating feeling despair, disengagement and irritation, but unable to step up, unable to lead. Have you found yourself in that position – sitting in a training or meeting, thinking you have the skills and knowledge to lead, but still stepping back? Many people find themselves balancing on the edge of leadership – yearning [...]