At the heart of contemporary corporate leadership lies crisis of confidence. Since the financial crash of 2008, distruct of employers among the workforce has dramatically increased due to a lack of authentic leadership. But how do leaders become and remain authentic?
Yours Truly draws on a host of inspirational examples from executives of multinational corporations to political leaders and sports leaders, as well as more than two decades of research, in order to examine and explain the missing link in research into authentic leadership: how leaders strive for success, excellene and constant renewal, while remaining true to themselves.
Margarita Mayo introduces the three characteristics -Heart, Habits, and Harmony -that differentiate authentic from non-authentic leaders. Presented within a practical framework, the book provides a measurable guide to developing your own authentic power.
Margarita Mayo is an award-winning researcher and Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IE Business School in Madrid. She is a thought leader, speaker shortlisted for the 2017 Thinkers50 Leadership Award, and Top100 speaker for ThinkingHeads. She is a Fulbright Alumni of Harvard University and has been a visiting professor at some of the world´s leading business schools. Margarita has presented her research at international conferences worldwide, and her articles have appeared in publications such as Harvard Business Review and Financial Times, as well as in top academic journals.