Mark Suster published Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way on Both Sides of the Table. In this article he talks about the 3 productive options you have concerning your role in a business.
He told me his motto, which is one that I’ve always lived by. He said, “The reason I needed to go was the I believe that you either lead, follow or get the fuck out of the way. I was no longer leading, so I became the problem.”