It is hard to deny the connection between leadership and power. Depending on your experience and perspective, one or more likely came to mind when you read those two words together. Leaders have and can create power, and they can do it in a variety of ways.
And yet power and leadership are unlikely companions. Because depending on your feelings about power, and the type of power you are thinking about, you could have very different feelings about the leadership that is attached to that power. While the connections are many and the chance for commentary is vast, I want to highlight two ideas and contrast them.
I want you to reflect on what I am about to share and decide for yourself where that leaves you and what your next steps might be. The time you spend reflecting on these ideas, and the actions you take might be the…
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