The Art of Authenticity

The Art of Authenticity

Tools to Become An Authentic Leader and your Best Self

Book - 2016
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"Leverage your authentic self into a valuable leadership strategy The Art of Authenticity is a guide to becoming a better leader by achieving your best self. All people bring different sides of themselves to various situations. This book will show you how to broaden and deepen your effectiveness by presenting the most appropriate side of yourself. Dr. Karissa Thacker is the management psychologist called on by over two hundred Fortune 500 companies to work with high potential leaders. This book provides you with her expert guidance, based on validated psychological research and artful application of psychological principles to actual business situations, to help you become an authentic leader. You'll learn how to lead through reflection, action, and conscious choice, and how to maintain your guiding principles while effectively leading your team. By replacing habitual reactions with authentic ones, you'll find that you're modeling good behavior and effective decision-making--and that authenticity is contagious. This guide equips you with the tools and skills you need to be the catalyst of positive change your organization needs. How do you remain authentic while being an effective leader? This book argues that the question isn't a duality. Authenticity is the best way to lead, and the only way to maintain sustainable success as an organization. This insightful guide shows you how to find your authentic self, and leverage that into an effective, executable leadership strategy. Become authentic in a way that befits your values Show loyalty, honesty, ethics, and consideration Maintain authenticity in leadership roles Make conscious choices instead of blind reactions Some are born to lead, other must be taught, but all leaders must work to retain their own values and basic sense of self. A simple pause can mean the difference between a knee-jerk reaction and an authentic decision, and the effects ripple throughout your organization. The Art of Authenticity is your guidebook to finding the true authentic leader within, and leading from the inside out for the long haul. "-- Provided by publisher.
"The Art of Authenticity is an in-depth leadership development guidebook, designed to help its readers become the very best versions of themselves by replacing habitual reactions with authentic ones. It answers the most asked questions on authentic leadership: What can I do to become genuinely authentic in a way that befits my personal values? How can I be an honest, loyal, ethical, considerate person yet still lead a team or organization ... and maintain authenticity? Based in validated psychological research, The Art of Authenticity will equip its readers with practical real world tools to become a more authentic leader over time via reflection, action, and conscious choice"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2016]
ISBN: 9781119153429
Branch Call Number: 658.4092 THACKER
Characteristics: xv, 220 pages ; 24 cm


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