Leaders, I Dare You To…

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Are you a daring leader? You can’t see the future or guarantee the outcomes, but you know what needs to be done. What must be done. Taking risks and crafting a vision for the future requires that you “feel” your way through the unseen. You are not blind to your blindness; allow it to give you a heightened sense that you can pursue the unknown and the unseen. Just because you can’t see the future doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pursue it. It’s not about sight.
Although Matt Mardock, i.e. Daredevil, is blind, his other four senses function with extraordinary accuracy and sensitivity, giving him superhuman abilities. Although he can’t see, he can feel things, like balance and direction. He says that he can feel micro-changes in air density, vibrations, and blankets of temperature variations. Mix all of that with what he hears and smells, and you get all of the fragments that form a sort of impressionistic painting.
What does it mean to be a daring leader? It means you can feel things like balance and direction, even though you can’t see the future. You craft visions (like an impressionistic painting), enlist your tribe, and take action together. You dare to write the unwritten, think the unthought, do what hasn’t been done, and see the unseen.
Photo cred: Screenrant.com

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