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Authentic Leadership: Finding your true north

5 March 2017

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Concepts of leadership and of power are shifting dramatically in response to the complexities of our contemporary environment.

Delivering an ANZSOG thought leadership seminar to a Wellington audience, Harvard Professor Dana Born exemplified this shift, demonstrating how authenticity, courage and personal and professional clarity can help us both ‘do good’ and ‘do well’.


Listen to Dana Born discuss authentic leadership in our podcast.

Top 5 ideas:

  • Character and leadership go hand in hand
  • Allowing authenticity in leaders including appreciating differences in style and approach
  • Align the ‘why’ of the person with the ‘why’ of the organisation
  • Find your true North and focus on the “I” and “Me” to get to “We”
  • Head plus heart plus action


View How Well Do you Know the Story of You? web page View Dana Born blog page View Dana Born Living a Legacy: Leadership and Character Development video

“Authentic Leadership: can we both ‘do good’ and ‘do well’? was held 28 February in Wellington and 10th March, Melbourne.