Leaders were the ones who spoke the loudest and the most — the ones who got the most screen time and whose names led the rest when it came time for the post-scene credits.
Thankfully, as I grew into a woman, I learned that the truth about leadership is very different from what I saw in the movies.
Your influence is not determined by your volume. Or your screen time. Or the placement of your name in the credits. Influence is a natural byproduct of respect, and for women in the workplace it can be achieved without any kind of masculine posturing whatsoever.