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You're A Genius by Steven Taylor

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Chapter 1

The Meta Craft of Leadership: Reflective Practice

How often have you heard the expression, “the art of leadership?” You may have noticed that it’s not in the title of this book. That’s not because I don’t think leadership is (or at least can be) an art. It’s because if you want to be good at any art form, you have to master the craft. To be a great actor, you need to master the craft of acting; to be a great dancer you have to master the craft of dancing, and so on. Artists spend years mastering their craft and then their whole lives working on that craft. The same is true for professional athletes—they spend countless hours mastering their craft, whether that is throwing a football, putting, or hitting a two-handed backhand. If you ...

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