“Eureka – I have found it!”
A renaissance person or polymath is a one who is skilled in multiple fields or multiple disciplines, and who has a broad base of knowledge. In short a multi-dimensional person.
I have always admired those renaissance people who were accomplished at many tasks, those with an hidden skill such as music, painting, poetry, or cabinet making. Unfortunately I am not one of those people. Embarrassingly I am not even a jack-of-all-trades. But secretly I want to be a polymath.
I have been blessed in my lifetime to serve with many incredibly talented leaders. And for the life of me, I can’t point to any specific group of skills that make a great leader.… Read the rest