Five Tips To Help Cultivate Authenticity In The Workplace (Our article in Forbes)
The most important skill of any leader — bar none — is the ability to influence and move people. Exceptional leaders are able to inspire staff, excite a client, persuade a senior leader or galvanize a team or organization. But how do you influence and inspire others? Take up your pom-poms? Muscle your opinion through? Push a volume of facts at someone? Here’s the key: You can only move people if you are moved yourself. When you are authentic, vulnerable and connected to your feelings — and you share from that place — you can move mountains….