I have never thought of myself as a leader. Or, rather, I have never really had the desire to be a leader. So, I surprised myself when I signed up for NDSU’s new Leadership Development program.
I will admit that, until recently, my idea of leadership has been a bit limited. I viewed leadership from the perspective that it’s just for individuals at the top of a company or organization; or at the top of a department. I even had a tidy little list of reasons why I was not meant for “leadership.” My list read like this: