Building your self-awareness
‘Retire into yourself as much as possible. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Welcome those whom you are capable of improving. The process is a mutual one. People learn as they teach.’
Seneca, Roman Stoic philosopher
This chapter covers:
- the importance of self-awareness when building a leadership skill set
- the three basic processes you can follow to achieve adequate levels of self-awareness – self-questioning, experiencing and proactively seeking feedback
- how to discover when you perform at your best and, subsequently, build and/or maintain an environment that is conducive to bringing this about
- the commonest leadership styles and how to identify what yours is and when and how to adjust ...