Read Painter’s (2014) article on authentic vs. artificial leadership. Reflect on the three components (humility, respect, and partnership) in the self-check list for authentic leadership. Using this article write a three- to four-page essay that discusses your current status in these three components and write one or two specific goals for improvement in each. Include the following:
Rate yourself on the three components.
Which of these is your greatest strength
Which of these is your biggest area of improvement
What are your short-term leadership goals within your current workplace (within the next year)
What are your long-term leadership goals (one to five years from now)
Specific steps and actions you will take to accomplish your short-term, long-term, and career goals. Be sure to include professional development, schooling, lifestyle changes, etc.
Describe how you will measure your overall success as an authentic leader, including actions and outcomes you will use to determine if you have met your goals.
Note: Feel free to use first person language in this assignment.
Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list. Include three to five references cited in the assignment. Include at least two peer-reviewed articles as reference sources.