We have been encouraging you to make more conscious choices about why, when, where, and how you lead. Chapters Three and Four helped you to investigate the why. In this chapter we shift to the when, where, and how. Where and when do you like to lead? How do you lead, and what parts of that are hardest for you? The answers lie in your leadership profile. The profile defines you further as a leader and tells what you bring to leadership roles.

Having this knowledge about yourself can help you find your way out of drift, or even avoid it altogether. You will look for roles that use your strengths or add value to your portfolio of experiences. You will better understand your response to change or your need for collaboration ...

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