To manage yourself, you first have to understand what unique talents you bring to your business, your community, and the world. This means figuring out your It, the thing you were born to do.
One key lesson I’ve learned is that when you try to do things outside of your skill set, you’ll end up frustrating not only yourself but your coworkers as well. No matter how tempting it may be to imitate the style of another leader, don’t be someone you’re not.
Don’t be someone you’re not.
Coming to grips with this truth, though, demands that you first answer some tough questions about yourself ...