Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There is growing emphasis on self-awareness a key characteristic of effective business people, especially leaders, in this world of networking and collaboration. That is because self-awareness allows us to be more aware of how we come across—and the more we understand that, the more effective we are likely to be.
If we are self-aware, we are clear—we don’t deceive ourselves—about our strengths, limitations, hopes, emotional responses, and their impact on our behavior. In addition, we have a pretty good idea regarding ...