November 19, 2019

Knowing yourself is key to being a leader

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

To lead others, managers must first know how to lead themselves, writes Laurie Ruettimann in the November 17

Leadership is only possible after managers know what they stand for, where they come from, what they intend to do, and how they actually act, Ruettimann says. Self-leadership is self-awareness at its core.

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Though it may feel awkward to be self-aware at first, managers quickly learn that 99% of their colleagues are light years behind and waiting for someone take the lead and teach them how to be self-aware themselves, she says.


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