I constantly read advice articles and hear that in order to be a leader, a person cannot also be a doer. I disagree.
Part of what makes a strong leader is their ability to get things done. Without having the mindset of a doer, a person can’t lead others properly.
Read more about what I have to say about this in my article on Forbes: It’s Time to Squash the Leader vs. Doer Mindset.
I’ve read in several places that feeling like an impostor is sometimes a good thing. In the 2015 New York Times article Learning to Deal With the Impostor Syndrome, Carl Richards credits Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes for the coining and describing “impostor syndrome” as a common feeling from people that “are highly motivated to achieve.”
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