10 Common Leadership Myths and How to Overcome Them

Before we start exploring leadership myths, let’s take a moment to examine these three “truth or myth” questions: Truth or myth? Caffeine and its effects are addictive.   Answer: We can hear it now, “I can’t start my day without it, I’m addicted!” We even feel what some call withdrawal symptoms when we don’t get our morning brew on. This is a myth! By accepted definitions of “addictive,” caffeine is not addictive.    Truth or myth? I need less sleep as I get older.   Answer: Yup, many of us sleep less as we get older and we assume that as we age, our sleep needs decrease. This is a myth! While getting enough sleep is healthier mentally and physically, we need the same amount of [...]