Leadership Lesson: Do not wait until your skills, attributes, and value are called upon, noticed, and appreciated by an audience, to continue building, demonstrating, and packaging what you’re all about.

We’re all performers.

No, we don’t all perform in the traditional sense of dancing, singing, or acting in front of others. But in the course of both life and careers, we are demonstrating who we are and what we’re capable of to others. Those others who see, love, appreciate, critique, deny, or pay us, among other things, are our “audience.”

Yes, this happens in relationships of love, friendship, community, and career. You want people to notice the best in you, so you can then go on in that relationship to feel your greatest satisfaction.

The toughest part…