Think for a moment about what it means garner a far-out idea, convince other people to sign on to it and then set the wheels in motion to make it happen. It's easier than you think. Getting the masses to follow you into the woods is also something that anyone has the ability to do. They key is believing you can do it, and believing in what you are doing. Your heart must be in it.
I was never considered a leader prior to the 1994 MAA event. To this day I am horrible at the act of delegating....