From time to time colleagues tell me that they are looking for an opportunity to be promoted into a leadership position. I ask them if they mean they want to be a leader or if they are seeking a position in management that has more responsibility and authority. I go on to explain that being a leader is not at all dependent on position.
In fact, the history of environmental health is replete with leaders who emerged from obscurity and made an enormous difference....
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Journal of Environmental Health
Volume 78, No. 9