Chapter 12 Filling the Six Gaps

[Between] where you are today and where you want to be lies a gap. That gap is the price you have to pay to get to the top.

—Oscar Bimpong

A paucity of material can open up just as many possibilities.

—Sara Sheridan

The more gaps a leader can bridge, the more significant [the] influence she or he can make.

—Pearl Zhu

I was talking with a long-time mentor over breakfast one day, an executive in a large insurance company, and she lamented,

“I have had to recalibrate everything I say. If I say any off-handed remark, maybe, ‘Hmm, I wonder what that wall would look like blue?’, the next morning when I come in to work ...

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