Self-awareness is a critical component of true leadership. It is nearly always a precursor to a leadership role in an organization. When someone ends up in a powerful position of authority, we expect a certain level of self-awareness and self-mastery. If that is lacking, it is immediately noticeable.
Joe Scherrer of The Leadership Forge put together this infographic to share the elements of self-awareness and the power of leadership presence.
“Self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.” -Billie Jean King
“A leader’s full presence is like a perfectly tuned instrument, harmoniously leading others in the production of a masterpiece.” -Skip Prichard
“Self-awareness involves deep personal honesty. It comes from asking and answering hard questions.” -Stephen Covey