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Defining Authenticity

  1. Authenticity is being true to yourself: But if the ‘self’ is changing, how is one authentic to the past, present or future self at the same time?
  2. Authenticity is being sincere: It is about saying what we mean, and meaning what we say.
  3. Authenticity is being true to your values: If one has an ingrained value, one cannot sabotage it.

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Authentic Leadership: Growing Pains

Authentic Leadership: Growing Pains

In the last 10 years, authenticity has been a huge buzzword in the business press. Professionals who are good at their core job, are more often than not struggling in roles they get after they are promoted, as the same skills that made them successful are not enough.

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The Authenticity Paradox

A professional moving up the ladder wants to be successful and have the desired impact, but if in doing so has to sacrifice the ingrained values and integrity, one would end up being less sincere and more ‘political’.

The answer to this paradox may be on how we see our job. If we are only ...

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The Great Learning Experiment

Being authentic and sincere is only possible if we grow ourselves through learning, which happens when we do things we aren’t very comfortable with.

We have to move out of the comfort zone we have created in our existing job roles and take the approach of self-authoring, b...

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"Sincere" And "Authenticity": A Brief History Lesson

  • The word ‘sincere’ comes from ancient Rome where merchants selling statues would often hide the cracks and flaws with wax. The ones who weren’t dishonest used to hang a sign outside their shop saying “Sine Cera”, meaning without wax.
  • The world ‘authenticity...

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Overcome the fear of being your true self

Being an authentic person means having specific opinions and values, and people who have different values will not like what you say or do.

To overcome the fear of being your authentic self:

  • Show that excellence is not tied to external packaging.
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Quirky Interview Questions: Authenticity

  • A wild question does not mean an equally wild answer.
  • You can utilize this free hit to showcase your authenticity, morals and values.
  • You can show concern regarding the safety and well-being of your team members, or the fact that you are a team-player by weaving that int...

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