Last week I was part of a mentoring conference call where dozens of leaders listened to my friend Bo Boshers (Lead222) interview me on the topic of leadership.

I loved the opportunity and was honored at the privilege to invest in leaders!

Leadership questions always seem to move to the topic of “authentic leadership” and our conversation was no exception.

I understand the value of authentic leadership. I’m attracted to other authentic leaders. I appreciate a leader who is transparent. Being an authentic leader is a style of leadership that I personally pursue.

So, here’s my question that I’d love input on: why does authentic leadership all of a sudden seem “in”? It’s very vogue in the leadership language/genre. But, was there ever a time when being an authentic leader was “out”?

Share your thoughts here.

Tomorrow, I’ll compile some of the your input and share my thoughts.

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