Careers are developed through hard work, perseverance, dedication, and good decisions.
When I applied to the Leadership Academy, I indicated that I wanted to participate to “make personal improvements to gain confidence and skills which would benefit me in my work performance and could lead to the recognition of my leadership/supervisory skills for advancement.” I gained even more.
For hundreds of years, the perception has been that a leader is someone who holds a position of power. It was defined by title, having direct reports, or the ability to control company policies. Here’s the updated news… leadership is NOT limited to those things.