What Role Did Self-Awareness Play In Sally Helgesen's Story Of Leadership
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Case 9.1 Am I Really a Leader? Carlous B. Yates
1. Learning about one’s self is an essential step in becoming an authentic leader. What role did self-awareness play in Sally Helgesen’s story of Leadership? In the situation, self-awareness helped Sally develop into the writer and leader she desired to be. “Sally’s leadership began with her own journey of finding herself and accepting her personal authenticity. Through this self-awareness, she grew to trust her personal authenticity.” (pg. 211)
2. How would you describe the authenticity of Sally Helgesen’s Leadership? Sally’s leadership was developed over the experiences and research she did when writing her books. Through those experiences, she was able to transform into an authentic leader.
3. At the end of the case, Sally Helgesen is described as taking on the “mantle of leadership”. Was this important for her leadership? Yes, because it was important for her to step into the role of being a leader. How is taking on the mantle of leadership related to a leader’s authenticity? Because she embraced taking on the mantle of leadership she is seen as proactive and someone who is willing to accept the challenge. Does every leader reach a point in his or her career where embracing the leadership role is essential? Every leader does not reach a point in his or her career where embracing the leadership role is essential some leaders are more hesitant about the situation
Case 9.2 A Leader Under Fire
1. Would you describe