CHAPTER 1

Practicing Authentic Leadership and Ditching the Drama

There is a good reason that the first chapter of this book focuses on authentic leadership. Without authenticity, your leaders are sure to fail. Without an authentic presence, your leaders simply will go through the motions of the leadership principles discussed throughout the book. Without authenticity, those principles will be practiced without substance or backbone. Therefore, training in authentic leadership skills and behaviors is essential to developing your leaders at any level.

Authenticity in leadership is a proven, admired, and much sought-after characteristic among business ...

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