authentic leadership

Answer the Call for Authentic Leadership

Refocus leadership on how individuals understand themselves, perceive situations and assess their environment rather than on how individuals present themselves.

Authentic leadership proponents have elbowed their way to the self-help forefront over the past decade. The concept has become a popular point of entry for executives seeking personal improvement and competitive advantage. This can be good — or not. Authentic leadership can be quickly misunderstood. There is a danger in oversimplifying the concept — some assume it’s “just be yourself”…