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Leadership stories and how they constraint us

There is a strong link between the stories people tell about becoming leaders and their current leadership. Using only one lens could limit your ability.

  • Seeing yourself only as accepting, your identity may be tied to others' perceptions, and you may hold back unless you're "asked" to by others.
  • Your current lens may limit who you seek out as role models or leadership candidates. For example, if you have always been a leader, you may not recognise a leader with a different style.

Experiment with different origin stories. It can increase your adaptability.

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