The last time I looked, you’re the only YOU there is.
Are you make sure you’re doing the things that ONLY YOU CAN DO?
What about … What Only YOU Can Do?
Be Yourself. Everyone Else is Taken. ~Oscar Wilde
A.G. Lafley is the former, two-time CEO of Procter & Gamble, who has written and spoken extensively on this topic. You can find a transcript of one of his speeches here, and register to read a more extensive Harvard Business Review article. It will be well worth your time.
Whatever your leadership level, there are certain things that only you can do … and if you don’t, no one will … and it will really help you focus on this critical variable in your leadership level to take a close look at this landmark article.
There is no substitute for YOU.