O'Reilly logo

Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization that Thrives by Anese Cavanaugh

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 6

You, Yes, You

Engaging the Essential You

To lead others well you must know thyself, lead thyself, and continuously become. The size of your vision and the impact you want to have will determine who you become.

The Essential You is you at the core of it all (Figure 6.1). This is the authentic you, not the you that your boss or partner or organization or society or even your mother thinks you should be. Just you.

FIGURE 6.1 The Essential You

Images

You at the center of the model, because leadership starts with you. Consider this “home base.”

This is where we dive into your core values, your purpose or “why,” the vision for your life (or your ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required