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On Leading and Adaptability

Leading is hard. I don't know many people who have had responsibility and accountability for coordinating and achieving important things who would question that "duh" statement. I've spent a lot of years following and learning to lead.  I've had a series of pretty challenging weeks and months in my current professional life. My role and my understanding of it has continued to evolve and when I take a step back and think about what I am doing versus what I should be doing I find a gap. Transitioning from the "smart guy who knows things" to the "smart guy who leads" is not an easy transition for me. I've spent a lot of time doing a pretty good job motivating others to help achieve some outcome or another.. but I know that I've got a lot of room to grow as a leader. I'm also failing far too often at detachment. The trait of leadership that allows us to get above the fray, see the facts absent of our emotional bias and response. In cris