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Being a Leader Is Overrated: Find Your Unique Superpower

Having interviewed hundreds of candidates, I heard similar patterns when it came to career goals. Many people talked about wanting to be leaders or managers when talking about future aspirations, yet when asked why, the answers were pretty disappointing. Most people responded with a general view that they’d just like to be some kind of leader or even that they should become a leader because that is seen as the epitome of success in some way. Leadership roles are mistakenly seen as superior to others Leadership doesn’t automatically mean you’re…

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Stop Being Mediocre Because of Picking the Wrong Battlefield

I believe many of us, either consciously or subconsciously believe that life is a quest of self improvement, a quest that only ends in death. This is a popular notion, after all, consider the abundance and popularity of self-help books and sites.The focus on improvement is so strong that, according to this graph The use of the word “improve” has been increasing steadily since the start of the 20th century Yet all this focus on a general improvement mean that we often don’t know what to focus on. We want…

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