I admit it. I’m a talker. I go into a room, and I have a need to fill up the silence-;sometimes with chatter, sometimes with questions, and sometimes with an intense monologue. For whatever reason–cultural or otherwise–silence makes me a bit uncomfortable. To me, silence implies that nothing is happening.
Leadership implies action, movement, and discussion. Leadership, for many, does not imply silence. It implies taking charge of the situation and making something happen.
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