If you are feeling that pull to be the smartest in the room, the most informed, the one always answering, you must first admit you are suffering from this intoxicating high before you can discover what many great leaders have discovered. It is all about the question! Shouldn’t you start asking?
Many leaders grow up knowing the answer or how to find the answer. It starts in early childhood and all the scaffolding in school and the workplace simply supports this model. You seek out the approval of others by getting the answer right. This feeling of approval becomes addictive.