In this episode, I sit with co-authors Sean Georges and Dr. John Buford to talk about their recently published book titled, On mission: Your Journey to Authentic Leadership. The book serves as a resource for personal leadership development, crafted by Sean and John, two former marine officers with a combined 80 years of leadership experience in military, business, nonprofit, and education.
Authentic leadership is both authenticity in the human being who is influencing another person in the direction of a shared mission and authenticity in who they are and how they engage
Leadership does not work the way an org chart looks. It is relationship driven, mission focused, and can work in any direction within a hierarchy
If you want to gain commitment, influence others, and change ways of thinking, your people must know you care for them. We call that leading with love