Authentic leadership, which involves being true to oneself, is a better approach than emulating the qualities of successful leaders.
Effective leadership and the qualities commonly associated with successful leaders, such as the ability to influence others and accountability. However, these qualities are not universal and should be considered recommended rather than obligatory. Attempting to emulate the qualities of successful leaders can lead to disappointment and emotional burnout. Instead, the article suggests that authentic leadership, which involves compliance with one’s own values, talents, strengths, and spirit, is a better approach to leadership. Every individual has the ability to be and remain authentic, and it is important to take responsibility for being true to oneself.