Authentic leadership - a new age leadership fad or one of the qualities of the strongest most confident leaders?
Don’t show weakness.
Isn’t that what leaders are told?
But here’s the thing – showing vulnerabilities builds trust in you as a leader and builds relationships at a deeper level. It shows you are human. That you don’t know all the answers. That even you question things.
While that might be unthinkable for some leaders – the more astute leaders know the trust and confidence in you that it brings.
It’s OK to be vulnerable.
Find out more about this valuable leadership trait in this video:
Published: Thursday 22 July 2021
Written by: Anna Hemmings, OLY, MBE.