The Internet Age has removed gatekeepers. Ubiquitous connectivity has disrupted the hierarchies of control. One no longer has to wait for permission to make, create, do. To lead is a choice; you can pick yourself. Leaders are not born, rather they are people who decide to step up, invest in learning, take responsibility and offer unique value. A pre-Internet age entitlement mentality will see your demise in the digital age. The employee of the future is a boss; a boss of himself. They have turned-pro, they have a voice, they work on mastering their craft, they have principles and work passionately to make a difference with their art. They live virtues of autonomy, accountability, growth and teamwork.
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