When someone else makes a choice or a decision, and it goes wrong, at least you can blame them. When it's on you, there is no one else to blame.
To be a leader – a person brave enough to step forward and take charge – you have to be willing to take the responsibility that comes with choice. That includes getting it wrong.
Willingness to take on responsibility is one of the hidden qualities of the brave and happy. An unwillingness is a hidden symptom of anxiety.