I am a reluctant leader. I realize that others sometimes look at me and label me as a leader, but I prefer to deny it and go into hiding — just do my job, keep my head down and watch others step up to the plate. This isn’t always the wisest action to take; the call to leadership may be custom-made and important to an organization.
Last year I was asked to preside as 2012 president of the International Coach Federation charter chapter for our state after several years as a board member “at large.” I immediately said “no.” I’m a busy person, after all. I need to work and just really don’t have time for such things.
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