The importance of self awareness means everything to leadership it makes everything more effective and more affective.
The way to lead is to understand the importance of self awareness and it begins with:
Principles: Leaders who lead from within combine their personality and principles to explore and engage their roles and their competencies with ongoing processes and practices to make a profound difference.
Purpose: Leaders who lead from within demonstrate high levels of tolerance towards disputes, disagreements, and dissension. They have a clear personal navigation system within their purpose, values, and vision that always leads the way.
Potential: Leaders who lead from within know that the interactions that really matter are the ones that come from the heart. Caring and connecting are the first keys to unleashing potential, possibilities, prospects, and the promise to be impactful.
When we know ourselves we do not need to pretend.
We can be real.
We can be the best of who we are.
Setting this example will draw out the best in ourselves and those around us.
Lead from Within: Heart based leadership begins with knowing yourself. It’s the most important way you can equip yourself to lead others.
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The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.