Here is another article providing evidence that Leaders really need to know themselves first and foremost. Emotional Intelligence goes along way to understanding how you are viewed by your team before shaping an authentic style that will provide clarity of vision, engage your team and have them on the bus behind you.
Typically, we think of authenticity as being real or genuine, which sounds simple enough. But in reality, authenticity is a composite trait, and psychologists have actually pinpointed four interrelated components that each play a role in being authentic. With that in mind, here are the four fundamental habits of authentic leaders.