The misconception about Leadership is still widespread.
Leadership is not about creating followers. It is all about showing the way, leading by example and creating new leaders.
Bill Gates very nicely put it this way:
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
In my opinion this message is universal and works in all contexts of leadership. Being a task master and a single point of failure is the worst a leader can do.
A true leader must create an ecosystem where everyone is empowered to do their job well and then moves on.
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