There are many myths about Leadership and they limit opportunities for growth and development.Some of the most destructive myths are.
Leaders are born not made
Leadership is a rare talent possessed by very few
Leaders are all knowing and always charismatic.
Leadership can only reside at the top of an organization
Leadership is determined by position
Leadership skills cannot be taught
Leadership opportunities must have significant impact or they are not really valuable
Shared Leadership leads to chaos ,and lack of purpose and clarity.
Ordinary persons rarely have the opportunity to lead