What leaders do

And in the end they will say it was inevitable. They will examine every decision, every moment of doubt, every action. And they will say that the result could not possibly have been any different. But we know better. We know that it was because of us and because we were who we were and we did what we did. We saw the tide. We felt the direction of events. We shifted. When circumstance zigged, we zagged. When we were not getting the results we wanted, we became something different. We did something different.
And our greatest reward will be that they will think it was inevitable. That it will look to them as though the result was never in doubt. They will see the result and say, “that thing would have happened no matter what. No matter who.” And we will smile. Because that’s what leaders do.

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