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The Trainer's Handbook of Leadership Development: Tools, Techniques, and Activities by Karen Lawson

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CHAPTER FOUR

INCREASING AWARENESS—SELF AND OTHERS

Effective leaders have a keen sense of awareness of both themselves and others. They know their strengths and shortcomings. They also know what they value, and they practice behaviors that serve as models for others to follow. This chapter includes activities that help leaders become more self-aware. These activities address such intangible leadership qualities such as empathy, courage, risk taking, and passion.

Being Real

Competencies: Authenticity, Congruence

Description: This activity allows participants to explore the concept of authenticity as it relates to leadership, and helps them understand how seemingly insignificant behavior can have an impact on how sincere or “real” the leader is ...

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