What I’m Learning
Enjoy the opportunity NOT to lead
Oftentimes I find myself so programmed to take the lead that I don’t know what to do with myself when I’m in situations where I don’t have to. This week I was at a conference with some fellow staff members, all of whom are amazing leaders, and I kept reminding myself that I don’t have to step up at every turn. In addition, I wasn’t in charge of anything at the event. I didn’t have to evaluate. I didn’t have to instruct or coach. I didn’t have to critique. I could just attend… learn… and follow.
Sometimes I think we need to be reminded to enjoy the opportunities to follow.