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Three Things No One Told Me About Being a Leader

The bubble is real

In media, the idea of being our own boss, or somehow going from taking direction to giving direction, permeates. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about being a leader. Pop culture doesn’t help... movies abound depicting self-involved, absent, uncaring and/or micro-managers.

True leadership is not about being in charge; it’s about being responsible for those in your care. It's about providing them with support and resources so they can get the job done.

The true nature of leadership isn’t the only thing pop culture rarely depicts. There is another side of leadership that is rarely talked about. A burden leaders carry.

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