Authenticity is when there is no gap between how you feel, how you think, and how you act. Such an integrated behavior is possible when we live in alignment with our inner voice.
Authentic leadership is a journey and approach to leadership, where the leaders operate as ‘entrepreneurs of life’ – open to exploring, not knowing and learning. Authentic Leaders are committed to self-transformation as a way of life as they recognise that change is a constant.
Authentic leaders are genuine, self-aware, inclusive and communicate openly. By trusting their gut instinct, they align with world to excel and hence, facilitate a culture of innovation, creativity, productivity and agility. They balance different roles of life by staying true to themselves and experience and enjoy life to the fullest.
The external world mirrors our state of being by giving feedback through our health, wealth, career progression, quality of relationships, growth of business etc. By staying alert to the feedback and our emotions, we can turn inwards to discover insights that guide us on how to move forward with authenticity.
Authentic leader trust their inner self fearlessly, communicate compassionately and are vibrant and alive to the existence of life. Hence, such leaders are able to: