Sanger Faculty Champion, Julia Lee Cunningham, Shares The First Step to Becoming a Leader: Believing You Can

by | Apr 6, 2023 | Purpose, Self-Leadership, Leading Organizations, Sanger News

Becoming a leader is a journey that requires significant effort, determination, and self-belief. However, many tend to believe that leaders are born, not made. They think that leadership is an innate talent that some people possess and others don’t. 

In a recent article published in Entrepreneur, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations and Sanger Faculty Champion, Julia Lee Cunningham, emphasized the importance of self-belief in leadership. She explains that leadership is not a talent or a gift that only a few people possess. Rather, leadership is a set of skills that can be learned and developed through practice, experience, and self-awareness. The first step to becoming a leader is to believe that you can be one. Read more