When there’s credit to go around, it is easy to pick yourself. Much harder, however, when there is blame going around.
Which is why we hesitate.
What if I get in trouble for something they did/didn’t do?
Being in charge isn’t about a title or badge or a paycheck but about accepting the responsibility of others.
Unfortunately, too many of us will happily give it away.
Decide then to take charge. Because…
Most of the time, you will be right to assume so.
It’s worth noting, the person who was in charge of inventing a ship also invented the shipwreck.