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.

Option #1Authentic vs. Artificial Leadership

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.
  • Your paper should be three to four pages long
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