Lots of great advice in the form of reflections—these ring true to me.
7 Be willing to take on tasks you’re not sure you’re completely qualified to do.
If you never do this, not only will you not discover what your strengths are but you also won’t ever acquire these additional skills. Should I be apologetic that the first Research Council committee I chaired I didn’t know what a lot of the acronyms meant when I first sat down to read the applications? No, I don’t think so.