I invite you to reflect on this question: Are you prepared to accept that others may see you differently than you see yourself? Prior to conducting a personal leadership audit, it is advisable to take stock of how ready you are to truly learn about how you lead. However, be warned. Unless you possess a real willingness to readily explore, accept, and work with any data that you receive, it is inadvisable to even start the process. A great deal of harm has been done by leaders in organizations who solicit information on their performance, and then either refuse to accept it or choose not to effect self-change.

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