Why Leaders Must ‘Get Real’ – 5 Ways To Unlock Authentic Leadership by Margie Warrell at Forbes on 20 May 2013.
The author provides her perspectives on why leaders need to be themselves to come across as genuine:
- You can connect better with people if you are authentic and vulnerable.
- Don’t try to blend in with the crowd – stand for what you believe in.
- Make sure that you listen to people, not just hear them.
- Don’t just criticize people, praise them and appreciate them.
- Finally, make sure that you focus on serving the people who you lead.