The authenticity layer
The authenticity layer lies below the values layer. Authentic Leadership is founded on this layer. It is the most important layer, the one which gives life meaning. A number of fundamental questions will be dealt with in this chapter, such as: What really makes me happy? What achievements would I like to make? How can I manage to operate more independently in my environment from within my ‘self’? What would I like to contribute to the world around me? Why does authentic behaviour give me the best chance to achieve happiness and results?
Imagine. It’s Christmas Day. You have taken the trouble to buy a present for a ...