taking the lead
Taking the lead is the process of becoming a leader. It's a give and take - you claim that territory for yourself, and others look to you to lead them. At every level, whether this is your first job or your fifth startup, it's about learning how to work with that process. Discovering who you are now, who you are becoming, and what the world is like in the places where you want to contribute - that's the heart of leader development.
Here are some thoughts from my blog relating to leadership: