Leadership Lessons from the Underdog

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Lessons on leadership are all around us.
You know I saw Moneyball earlier this year. And there have been dozens of movies and books written on the topic. But, there was a recent article I read that ignited this blog.
It’s about how Andy Bernard, a fictional character from the television show The Office, makes his way as a leader in his new role as the office branch manager. He’s egotistical. He’s overbearing. Basically, he’s a jerk. But his boss, Robert California, doesn’t care. He wants to see how Andy will take the reigns and lead his team.

Share your stories about lessons from the underdog. Remember, the appointed leader may not always be the underdog or the person with the lesson to share. Look around your team for inspiration. It’s everywhere!
Who have you been inspired by lately?
Happy Holidays!

Written by Becky Livingston

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