A productive resource remains productive irrespective of how their leader or a manager is. It is the leader or the manager who decides that the productiveness of that resource is utilized for their company or for the resource themselves.
Expert advice need not always come from experts. Even small advice from non-expert saves entire system from catastrophe!
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Have skill-set to shine? Then join a workplace where you can prove your skill-set.
Choose the one which is growing than the one which has already grown. Latter has more people like you, where you would be one among them. But the former would have less probability of having much like you. Prove and be the leader there!
Already the leader? Target the next target higher than yours.