The reluctant leader

“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them,” wrote Shakespeare in Twelfth Night.

Accomplished leaders range from Napoleon Bonaparte to Ernest Shackleton; Florence Nightingale to Malala Yousafzai.

Some have aspired to leadership. Others have not.

“Some people are born leaders, but that doesn’t mean they want to step into management roles at work,” notes FastCompany. Only one-third of workers think a managerial job would advance their career, according to a recent survey by Addison Group.

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