In this chapter I outline:
• Why it is important that you increase your self awareness to become a better leader
• Techniques you can use to increase your self-awareness
• A self-assessment leadership model.
It is commonly acknowledged that there are three basic ways to become a leader:
• Some people demonstrate extraordinary leadership qualities in a crisis or important event, which causes them to rise to the occasion.
• Some people are born with natural personality traits that lead them into leadership roles.
• Some people can learn leadership skills and choose to become leaders. I am sure that this applies to you and it is the principle on which this book is based. ...