Being on the Board of SHPE-TC is truly a hands-on experience. As engineers, we don't tend to see or appreciate the business side of things. As a leader, one learns the different challenges that sometimes do not present themselves with a technical solution. This ability to see the world from the two perspectives (business and technical) is increasingly viewed as valuable today. Not just because of the leadership experience itself, but the combination of the two. That is where the art of strategy lies, right in the middle. It is a matter of perseverance, and even in a small way, we have already changed the world. Hopefully, for the better.