1Why We Need Authentic Leaders

Authentic leaders are a special breed of people. They know who they are, and this self-knowledge empowers them to transform their life and the lives of those they lead. Their authenticity builds loyalty, trust, collaboration, engagement and commitment. It forges positive change in their teams, their company, their community and their industry. They are the new, emerging force in our ever-changing evolution as human beings.

Authentic leaders evolve as humans evolve, and they forge the innovative evolution of business. Leadership that suited us a century ago does not work well now. Likewise, what works well now will not be the norm a century from now, perhaps, even 20 years from now. This makes the role of authentic ...

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