authentic leadership 12

Scholars, you have come to the end of our language of leadership journey. But, this is just a beginning for your new leadership story. Whether you are an experienced leader or one who is building your leadership portfolio, the Discussions and lessons learned throughout this term have hopefully provided you with new insight into yourself and others. Learning to tell your own leadership story and to engage in the story of others requires reflective insight into who you are as a leader and more importantly, who you are as a person. If this is your last leadership day on earth what will you say about who you are as an individual and a leader? What is your leadership legacy?

By Day 3

Post an analysis of your authentic leadership story. Include 3–4 paragraphs that reflectively describe your leadership story. Include in your reflective analysis your professional and personal leadership evolution. Have you found opportunities to change your leadership style now that you have taken The Language of Leadership course?

Required Readings

Craig, N., & Snook, S. (2014). From purpose to impact: Figure out your passion and put it to work. Harvard Business Review, 95(5), 105-111.

Required Media

Carnegie Mellon University. (2007).
Randy Pausch’s last lecture [Multimedia file]. Retrieved from
http://www.cmu.edu/randyslecture/

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 1 hour and 16 minutes.