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WHAT IS AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP?
Authenticity has been explored throughout history, from ancient Greek philosophers to the works of Shakespeare. The idea of authentic leadership has only come to the forefront of management theory in the past decades and many businesses are still not able to comprehend the meaning and application of true organizational leadership. While approaches to the topic can vary, many theorists agree with certain fundamental truths when it comes to being a leader, such as focusing on the long term, self-awareness, and being mission-driven.
8 SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS GIVE THEIR YOUNGER SELVES ADVICE
Looking at the success trajectories of today’s disruptors it’s easy to think that they had everything figured out from a young age, but many of today’s success stories learned lessons later in life that they wished they has known as they were beginning their careers. Eight investors and entrepreneurs share advice they wish they had gotten in their early twenties including: avoid the risk of not trying and the regret of wishing you had, spend wisely early in life so you can achieve the financial independence to follow your dreams; and surround yourself with great people and be fearless in pursuit of game-changing ideas.
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