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Self-Awareness: Don’t Be a Manager Without It

Posted by Timothy Carrington on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

I define self-awareness as the knowledge of one’s own strengths, weaknesses and impact others.  Some management gurus take this concept to a mystical extreme.  I don’t claim guru status, and I don’t think that mystical methods are necessary to develop leadership skills.  I do, however, support self-awareness (my definition) as a key factor in a manager’s success and effectiveness.

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Tags: management development, new manager, self-development