CHAPTER IIUnderstanding and Aligning Your Leadership Story

Your leadership story is complex and dynamic. Since leadership is a journey that involves the past, present, and future, your leadership story evolves. It is the result of numerous factors over time. The good news? Your leadership story has developed and will continue to develop. This suggests that you have the ability to reflect on and learn from the past. It also suggests that you have the ability to shape the future of your leadership story. Doing so will take work and commitment on your part. It also requires that you start with a framework in which to think about your leadership story.

To understand or write a story, as we all learned in literature classes, you have to consider several ...

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