Many of us confuse authenticity with the right to speak our inner being candidly and without much editing. After all, being authentic is being who we are, right?! But this article gives us really practical ways of understanding candor so we can see that it’s something good leaders do strategically, and that it’s different from being authentic. Authenticity is really a quality, or sometimes a value. But effective authenticity requires skill, mastery of professional relationship strategies like candor. Thanks, Leadership Freak for clarifying some skillful, practical, smart, necessary ways for leaders to be candid and thrive!
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