Imposter Syndrome Causes A Decline In Leadership

By Luke Bencie and Bashir Khadim

In John Maxwell’s seminal book, “The 21 Laws of Leadership,” the author cites that Law #1, The Law of the Lid, determines a leader’s level of effectiveness. The lid is their managerial threshold, which in turn dictates their leadership potential – and thus, the potential of the organization. Maxwell makes the argument that Ray Kroc, the self-proclaimed “founder” of McDonald’s, was able to globally expand the fast-food giant to an exponentially greater echelon...