Authentic leaders are genuine, lead with their heart while working toward a vision, and are consistent. Thinking about authentic leadership, address the following:
What are five characteristics of authentic leaders?
Of the characteristics noted, why are these characteristics important for authentic leaders to possess?
Identify an authentic leader and describe how he/she inspires followers.
Explain how emotional intelligence impacts an authentic leader’s behavior.
Identify three steps that you can take to become an emotionally-intelligent, authentic leader.