If you’re looking for a leader, then you are a follower.

Leadership is more than winning. Leadership knows how to stage yourself and teams for success. Sometimes being a fast follower is the pace to keep. Sometimes pacing behind a leader allows you to draft and overtake them at the right moment. In both cases, it’s a conscious choice.

When I ran cross country in school, I always placed 3rd or 4th. The 1st and 2nd place…