Seven Ways to Be More Self-Aware

Kevin Eikenberry

There is research that shows that as humans we aren’t very self-aware. When we can get outside of ourselves and take a fresh perspective, we can become more self-aware, happier, and […]. Personal & Professional Development self awareness self-aware

The Self-Aware Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Self-Aware Leader appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. There are many characteristics associated with effective leaders; you can find those lists easily, or you can just make a list yourself.

3 Steps To Self-Awareness For Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

He was well aware of the fact that, in order to truly live and lead as we ought, we first have to know who we are. If we are to do this as well as we can, we must first be aware of ourselves: strengths and weaknesses, gifts and flaws. Self-confidence?

Beyond Self Awareness: Leadership’s Next Frontier

Great Leadership By Dan

Where we used to think of self-insight and self-awareness as the ‘holy grail’ in leadership development, it is time to move beyond simply ‘knowing’ who we are as leaders to ‘reshaping’ who we are as leaders. Self-insight for leaders is great.

Leadership and Self-Awareness

N2Growth Blog

Those leaders who actively pursue gaining a better understanding of themselves will not only reduce their number of blind spots, but they’ll also find developing a sense of awareness is the key to increasing emotional intelligence. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

At Least 85%* are Not Self-Aware

Leadership Freak

Reject the thought that you’re self-aware. Dangers of self-blindness: If you don’t see yourself, you can’t understand… Continue reading → LeadingOdds are you don’t see yourself and you don’t see yourself as others see you either.


Coaching Tip

An analysis by Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) shows that public companies with a higher rate of return (ROR) also employ professionals who exhibit higher levels of self-awareness. .

Becoming More Self-Aware To Improve How We Communicate

Tanveer Naseer

If you look around, you will find that most presenters are not aware of how they are really perceived in these three main areas. Their presentations only serve as testament to the important need for self-awareness. Self-awareness is mandatory.

Self-Awareness as an Organizational Leadership Tool

General Leadership

The post Self-Awareness as an Organizational Leadership Tool appeared first on General Leadership. Guest Posts balance Inventory KAI Leadership Meyers-Briggs problem-solving self awareness Understanding

Self Awareness Through Coaching

Coaching Tip

Only when we become aware of something, are we able to make choices as to the action we wish to take. Sometimes, just being aware, allows the problem to solve us --rather than requiring us to solve the problem. Books Self-coaching guides for Career Women: Anne-Marie Slaughter: Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family. When Doing It All Won't Do: A self-coaching guide for career women. (ebook edition $0.99, Workbook Edition in paperback $13.41) .

Self-Awareness isn’t Enough – The Biggest Value of Assessments

Kevin Eikenberry

But if you are using assessments and stopping with self-awareness, you are missing the biggest – and […]. The post Self-Awareness isn’t Enough – The Biggest Value of Assessments appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

How To Increase Self-Awareness In Our Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

Among the many comments I received regarding that piece were questions about some of the strategies I use for reflection and increasing my sense of self-awareness.

Why Self-Awareness Matters

Coaching Tip

However, self-awareness is all about practicality. Self Awareness Facilitates Change. Only when we become aware of something, are we able to make choices as to the action we wish to take. Awareness facilitates change.?. " Know Thyself."

Self-Aware and Fluent Leadership

Coaching Tip

Self-aware leaders know it is easier to spot points of commonality in others if you refrain from positioning your way as the only way to get things done. In fact, one common theme about fluent leaders is their astute sense of self and strong personal moral core.

Self-awareness (plus action) Translates to the Bottom-line

Great Leadership By Dan

This post was recently published in SmartBlog on Leadership : According to a new study by the Korn-Ferry Institute, “knowing thyself” isn’t just a nice-to-to; self-awareness flows directly to a firm’s bottom-line I’ve been sharing this information with my network and it’s generating a lot of interest. Poor-performing companies’ professionals were 79 percent more likely to have low overall self-awareness than those at firms with robust ROR.

Leadership Equanimity Through Self-Awareness

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leading & Developing Other Leaders Life Balance Practical Steps to Influence Professional Development Daniel Goleman emotional intelligence primal leadership self-awareness Stress ManagementBecause our world requires such complex interaction and our brains are not naturally equipped to respond effectively to all that stimuli, human beings must adapt.

The Boss Gives A Leadership Lesson In Self-Awareness

N2Growth Blog

The goal is to optimize your leadership self – to deliver the best version of you. “I wanted to be a voice that reflected experience and the world I live in. So I knew in 1972 that to do this, I would need to write very well and more individually than I had ever written before.”.

Self-Awareness wasn’t Invented by Dope Smoking Hippies

Leadership Freak

I used to think self-awareness was invented by dope smoking hippies. But now I see the weight of self-blindness. You are self-blind, at least partially. 80: Last night an *80 year old woman… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development

Leadership Benefits: Self-Awareness and ROI


Does self-awareness and an understanding of leadership impact really matter to organisations? One of the core traits observed in the best leaders I have worked with is self-awareness. We overstate our performance across many fields, so anything that provides a more frank and balanced sense of self is valuable. Leadership Leadership Development Self-Awareness Emotional Intelligence Employee Engagement Employment Steve Riddle

Self-Awareness and Your Executive Edge

Coaching Tip

That''s always a good gauge for self-awareness. These questions can help you determine if you are self-aware: When your friends, colleagues or significant other has tried to tell you something about how you are behaving, how have you responded? Only when we become aware of something, are we able to make choices as to the action we wish to take. Awareness facilitates change. Buy a Book to take a Self-Assessment. Self-Aware and Fluent Leadership.

The First Step in Self-Awareness Isn’t You

Leading Blog

Ironically, the more self absorbed we are, the less self-aware we are. Self-awareness is vital to the development of a leader. The self absorbed leader struggles with self-awareness and emotional intelligence because self-awareness is about how we are perceived by others. Self important leaders can''t see how they are sabotaging themselves because they focus on their needs and feelings and not those of their followers.

The First Step in Self-Awareness Isn’t You - Redux

Leading Blog

Self-leadership is fundamental to good leadership, but it is not the end-game. Self-awareness for self-awareness sake has a limited value. All the self-knowledge in the world counts for very little if it is not put to work in the service of others. Self-awareness that points to your unique contribution in the world is leadership. I needed to find my authentic self and learn how to bring more of my real personality to my vocation.

Leadership, Self-Awareness and A Story


My talk started with the topic of self-awareness (also called ‘intra-personal intelligence’) and I emphasized that businesses today need more people who are aware about their strengths (inherent and acquired) and are passionate about what they are doing. Actualizing with the self. Great Stories Managing Career Self Growth career career management MBA in India Passion self analysis

Self-Awareness Builds Leadership Capability

Coaching Tip

The short answer is don''t jump from one leadership fad to another but do engage in authentic conversations and self-assessments to know you better. There has always been pressure on corporate leaders to perform well. Some have stretched and improved their competencies by learning more about themselves. . Most have chosen to adopt best practices of those whom they respect to improve their own leadership style.

Willard Barth on Self-awareness

Building Personal Strength

Without self-awareness, you'll do things that turn out to be against your best interests, and you'll have no idea why you did them. “Of But self-awareness is one of the foundation strengths of all successful people. Are you in charge of your life?

Raising Self-Awareness: Writing Your Own Credo Memo

My Own Coach

One of the benefits of coaching is raising a leader’s self-awareness. The post Raising Self-Awareness: Writing Your Own Credo Memo appeared first on My Own Coach Limited. Here is a simple exercise to help you get to know yourself better. Leadership Coaching

Conscious Personal Strength - Self-Awareness and Proaction

Building Personal Strength

I've concluded that this kind of self-awareness and conscious action are an intelligent way to behave in challenging situations. I'm aware, though, that this isn't the way most people behave. Most people aren't self-aware and self-analyzing while they go about their business.

Be Self-Aware; Practice Empathy; And Focus! – Here are My Takeaways from Focus by Daniel Goleman

First Friday Book Synopsis

A reader’s mind typically wanders anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of the time while perusing a text. Daniel Goleman, Focus ——————– I presented my synopsis of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman last Friday at the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas. What a wonderful, “focusing,” book. Daniel Goleman, known for his […]. Randy''s blog entries

Become Self-Aware (Walk the Talk) – Courageous Communicator Quest Challenge 2


Continuing on with the first part in our Courageous Communicator Quest—Knowing Yourself—we come to your next Challenge: Becoming Self-Aware (Walking the Talk). You made it through the first Challenge , cheers! I expect you learned a great deal about your leadership style and strategy.

Saturday’s Quote – Lao Tzu on Self Awareness

Management is a Journey

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect. – Lao Tzu. Management emotional intelligence management survival skills

Management Futures: A resolution for self-awareness

Chartered Management Institute

Are you as good a manager as you think you are? It’s now well established that, as human beings, we’re not terribly accurate in our perception of how we come across to others, how good our judgement is, or how effectively we manage. You are not watching this post, click to start watching read more

Weekly Round-Up: Clearly Communicating Expectations, 5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware & Time Management Tips


This week you’ll see articles on how to clearly communicate expectations, time-management tips and ways to become more self-aware. Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts.

Weekly Round-Up: Benefits of Improved Self Awareness, 10 Things for Team Leaders, 4 Steps to Drive Success, Scared Leaders, & 5 Questions That Clarify


Self Awareness: Why is it Important? By Helen Rayner ( @ opp_psychology ), OPP “In the first of our self-awareness series, we’ll share how people benefited from improved self-awareness and how they got there…”. Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

Self-Awareness: How do your peers see you differently than you see yourself?


by Gary Cohen Self-Awareness: How do your peers see you differently than you see yourself? All leaders have blind spots –even the most self-aware among us. self-assertive. self-conscious. Self-Awareness: Leading Self & Leading Others.

The value of self awareness.

Management Craft

Saturday’s Quote – Leo Buscaglia on Self Awareness and Personal Development

Management is a Journey

Management leadership management quotes self-developmentThe easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let them put you in that position. — Leo Buscaglia.

Weekly Round-Up: Learnings From Willy Wonka, Self-Awareness, Leaders Must Deliver, A Key Business Attitude, & Behaviors That Crush Employee Spirits


This week you’ll read articles on employee engagement lessons from Willy Wonka, how critical self-awareness is, how leaders must deliver, why curiosity is key, and leadership behaviors that crush instead of grow your employees.

Self-Awareness; Self-Motivation; Self-Development – It Has to Come From Within (insight from Daniel Pink, Daniel Goleman, and Kouzes & Posner)

First Friday Book Synopsis

We saw, over and over again, that leadership doesn’t depend on mystical qualities or inborn gifts but rather on the capacity of individuals to know themselves, their strengths, and their weaknesses, and to learn from the feedback they get in their daily lives – in short, their capacity for self-improvement. Leadership development is self-development… To […].

Saturday’s Quote – Lucille Ball on Self Awareness and Emotional Intelligence

Management is a Journey

Leadership emotional intelligence leadership self-developmentI think knowing what you cannot do is more important than knowing what you can. — Lucille Ball.

Self-Awareness - You Can't Manage What You Don't Understand

Building Personal Strength

Thursday, December 2, 2010 Self-Awareness - You Cant Manage What You Dont Understand About 20 years ago, I did a lot of consulting and executive coaching. It was rare to find someone who was afraid of self-assessment. To me, self-awareness is the key to self-control.

How to Become More Self-Aware

Harvard Business Review

Tasha Eurich, an organizational psychologist and executive coach, talks about why we all should be working on self-awareness. Few people are truly self-aware, she says, and those who are don’t get there through introspection. She explains how to develop self-awareness through the feedback of loving critics and how to mentor someone who isn’t self-aware.

Working with People Who Aren’t Self-Aware

Harvard Business Review

Even though self-awareness — knowing who we are and how we’re seen — is important for job performance , career success , and leadership effectiveness , it’s in remarkably short supply in today’s workplace. Sven Krobot/EyeEm/Getty Images.

So what do you imagine? Then be it. That's self-awareness.

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

That’s self-awareness. But today’s leaders must learn to integrate self-awareness and other “softies&# in order to succeed long-term. Self-awareness is a primary driver of an executive’s effectiveness. That’s self-awareness.