The Benefits Of Being An Ignorant Leader

Did you know you could benefit from being an ignorant leader?

It sounds counter-intuitive but it’s the truth. There’s a benefit in being ignorant.

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What Makes An Ignorant Leader

I’m not talking about being lacking knowledge or being stupid. That won’t make you a better leader.

What I’m talking about is being ignorant of what’s not possible.

When you’re ignorant of the impossible, you’re able to lead better. You’re able to lead into the unknown.

Why Being Ignorant Makes You A Better Leader

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
— Mark Twain

Being ignorant can be a huge asset in your leadership. You’re willing to attempt things that have never been done.

Take the tales of leaders like: