Self-awareness is important for leaders.
A good book I’ve used to improve my self-awareness over thelast several years is Standing at theCrossroads: Next Steps for High-Achieving Women, by Marian N. Ruderman andPatricia J. Ohlott. Although this bookfocuses on a survey of high-performing women and what made them successful, Ithink its themes apply to everyone.
Ruderman and Ohlott advocate five steps that high-achieving women undertake to be successful:
Self-awareness isn’t only important for leaders — it’s important for all of us who work in or with organizations. That’s all of us.