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How to Exercise Duty - Leading in Your Twenties Series

Reliable, Initiative, Proactive, Accountable, Low Maintenance, Easy to work with, a "Go to" person, a Leader. These are the words and phrases people will use to describe you if you make it a habit to exercise Duty.

This is a teammate everyone wants. This is a friend everyone wants. This is your company's next generation of leaders. The question is: "Is this person you?"

Editor’s note: This is the tenth in a series of 12 blogs written directly to the Twenty-Somethings. This is about you and your future. As you read these blogs, please share them with other people who want ideas on how to lead now and how to develop the Twenty-Something Leaders of our future.

Unfortunately, when you don't exercise Duty, it becomes a habit. Others will see you as being unreliable. They will find ways to exclude you from groups or projects. At best, they will include you begrudgingly.

That is not a person people will be getting in line to follow.

How to Exercise Duty