Vanderbloemen Search Group: Challenging Leadership Myths
In this piece from Vanderbloemen Search Group, common myths as to what make a successful leader are challenged. The author recalls her own childhood when her peers would tell her she was bossy until, as she grew up, she was told this part of her personality showed she had leadership qualities. However, as she entered the workforce as an adult, she realized these qualities didn’t mean she should immediately become a leader.
Inspired by this realization, the following leadership myths are discussed:
- Extroverts are the most natural/best leaders
- Leaders are great multitaskers
- You’re either a leader or you’re not