This past week, I asked my university students to write a short reflection paper answering two questions:
- What kind of leader are you (now)?
- What kind of leader do you want to become?
You are in the process of becoming daily. “Who you are becoming” happens either by default or by design.
Default requires no thought, no choices (although not choosing is a choice)…. It just requires you to exist. Default is a life of mediocrity.
Design requires thought.
Design enables incremental transformation.
Design risks vulnerability to produce possibilities.
Design desires fuller expression and fuller expansion.
Design transcends conditions and circumstances.
Design begins with intentionality and results in action.
Who are you becoming? Is it by default or is it by design? Start designing now.