The best leaders surround themselves with people who are smarter than they are. They understand the goal of a quality leader is to recruit and hire so well that the leader themselves probably wouldn’t make the cut.
It takes a special leader to be this vulnerable. But it actually makes you less exposed. It takes an exceptional leader to orchestrate the talents of a team made up of smart, driven people. The team will need your wisdom more than ever as you galvanize their best traits and skills into a unison ready to tackle new challenges.
When you are the dumbest person on your team, the team is ready to reach new heights thanks to your leadership.
I've religiously made sure to be the dumbest on my teem. ; )