Development as a leader is not a straight line but a journey filled with many ups and downs as you progress to peak leadership.
If motivations to lead are only power, prestige, and money, leaders risk being trapped by external gratification as the source of fulfilment.
The five types are: Imposters, who lack self-awareness and self-esteem; Rationalisers, who deviate from their values; Glory seekers, who are motivated by seeking the world’s acclaim; Loners, who fail to…
Leaders can unleash the power of their organisations when they motivate people to reach their full potential.
Self-awareness is the first element of emotional intelligence. EQ may be more important for authentic leaders than IQ.
It is easy to get pulled off course. By knowing our ethical boundaries and testing values under pressure, we are able to get back on track.
The key to developing as an authentic leader is not eschewing your extrinsic motivations but balancing them with intrinsic motivations.
Assess your skills, talents, traits and interests, revive your curiosity, reach for a goal, invest in your journey, verify along the way.