In what areas are you following the leader? What do you have to lose by trying things on your own terms?
Do you know why geese form a V formation? Because the leader (at the top of the V) creates a slipstream that makes flying easier for everyone else. Granted, they change the wind-breaking geese every few minutes to prevent excess fatigue. Thus the corollary:
In what areas are you leading? What do you have to lose by relinquishing control in these areas?