Option #1: Authentic Leadership
As noted in the article “Discovering Your Authentic Leadership” by George, Sims, McLean, and Mayer (2007), “authentic leaders demonstrate a passion for their purpose, practice their values consistently, and lead with their hearts as well as their heads. They establish long-term, meaningful relationships and have the self-discipline to get results. They know who they are” (p. 130). For this assignment, write a brief biography that highlights your experiences in leading others. Include a reflection on how your life story helps you lead effectively. How have these experiences shaped your passion for leadership and your leadership values? Note:Feel free to use first person point of view 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.