Why Personal Authentic Leadership is Better than “Fake It to Make It”

Why Personal Authentic Leadership is Better Than “Fake It to Make It”

Many so-called gurus online encourage new recruits to abandon their own personal authentic leadership. Instead, they encourage people to “fake it until they make it.” I recently listened to a webinar where the leader said, “Honestly, no one wants to join a beginner. If you aren’t making six figures a month, no one should trust you to hep them make money.” He went on to tell the listeners that it was OK to use his results as their own in their posts and emails “until you have your own success.” I left the session shortly after that. That’s not how I roll.

I believe everyone has their own personal authentic leadership. I can guarantee that you know something from either your experience or your training that can help someone else. I firmly believe you will not succeed if you are just making it up. You need to appear confident and inspiring, but you can’t be fake. People will figure you out. They will NOT ignore the man (or woman) behind the curtain.
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Personal Authentic Leadership is a Better Strategy

A better strategy is to tap into your own personal authentic leadership and make the most of your own success. If you have just started, tell others that you had the courage to take action and encourage them to do the same. Share with others your reasons why you have taken actions and what results you are receiving. Once you have started to attract leads, tout the fact that your marketing efforts are paying off. Teach others exactly what you are doing to move closer to your goals. That’s personal authentic leadership. Others will look at you as a leader because you are ahead of them in the process and you are being honest with them.

Personally, I love working with other leadeers who push me to do more and keep me as motivated as I keep them. I love to follow and brainstorm with wildly successful people who are willing to share their tips and strategies. I don’t have to have all the answers – I just need to know how to plug them into the resources that are available to everyone. To me, that’s personal authentic leadership. I’m honest with my clients, I answer their questions, I give them direction, I point them to resources. I encourage, motivate, inspire and keep them informed as much as possible. I care about their goals. I care about their frustrations. I want to celebrate their success with them.

It’s Time to Develop Your Own Personal Authentic Leadership Style

If you are looking for a coach or mentor who respects and honors your personal authentic leadership style, I would be honored to work with you. As your coach, I will not abandon or mislead you. I am not “faking it.” What you see is what you get. And if that appeals to you, then give me a call or email me and let’s get started. I’m ready to give you my all to make you succeed.

Here’s to your success,


P.S. Email me at Trina@SuccessPointConsulting.com. I would love to hear from you.

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