Bringing It All Together

Faculty - Laura Morgan Roberts

How does authentic leadership foster organizational excellence and personal fulfillment? How can leaders become more authentic in ways that promote value-creation? In this session, you will explore the four principles for leading authentically:

  1. Be true to your BEST self
  2. Take off your masks
  3. Architect positive transformations
  4. Bring out the best in others


You will also learn to draw upon your own identity as a resource to energize powerful contributions, create personal fulfillment, and generate organizational excellence.

As a result of participating in this session, you will be able to:

  • Analyze your leadership assumptions and leadership journey
  • Enhance your experience of personal authenticity at work by:
    1. Identifying your "best-self" zone and using it as a platform for growth and development
    2. Assessing the power of your choices to increase (or decrease) your own authentic engagement at work
  • Identifying your “best-self” zone and using it as a platform for growth and development
  • Assessing the power of your choices to increase (or decrease) your own authentic engagement at work
  • Develop tools to leverage aspects of your identity as a source of strength
  • Evaluate the kinds of organizational change that promote authentic engagement among leaders and followers