“The purpose of True North is to enable you to discover your authentic leadership so that you can step up and lead while remaining true to who you are.” Authentic leadership is defined in the book and divided into 5 dimensions: pursuing purpose with passion, practicing solid values, leading with heart, establishing enduring relationships, and demonstrating self-discipline.
George and Sims also interview over 100 leaders sharing lessons and excerpts from their journeys. The interviewees are well known leaders such as Howard Schultz, the founder of Starbucks, and Oprah Winfrey, Chairman of Harpo, as well as those who are not necessarily recognized by name, but making a difference all the same such as Nichole Taylor, a young professional and Assistant Product Manager at Frito Lay.
This book of the month selection challenges its reader to discover his or her own authentic leadership, asking questions along the way, guiding the reader along the path of discovery. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership is available as an e-book in Globe Education Network’s online library
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