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The Financial Times Guide to Leadership by Ms. Marianne Abib Pech

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3

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 ...

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