Journey to Authenticity
Authenticity is Not as Easy as it Sounds
In his 1990’s song, ‘You’ve Got To Stand For Something,’ quoting a phrase made popular in the 1940’s, singer/songwriter Aaron Tippin advises ‘…be your own man [or woman], not a puppet on a string.’ And to ‘Never compromise what’s right…’
And it is just as relevant today, as evidenced by the laments of multiple leaders I encounter in my work. Indeed, in the hustle of today’s world, it’s not always easy, but staying true to our values even in the face of temptation is a personal commitment worth nurturing.
Life often presents us with choices that challenge our authenticity. It’s in those moments of decision that we define who we are and what we stand for. These moments might not make headlines, but they shape the stories we tell ourselves and those around us.
I’ve found that the most powerful successes are those achieved with integrity. The journey might take longer, but the satisfaction of knowing you’ve honored your values is unparalleled.
So, here’s to embracing authenticity as a journey within ourselves. Let’s keep our compass pointed towards our values and navigate the twists and turns with courage and self-reflection.✨
Wishing everyone a day filled with genuine connections and true-to-self decisions.
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Passionate about growing amazing leaders who create great places to work and lead fulfilling lives, Angela enables transformational change in individuals, teams, and businesses. As a Certified Professional Coach, she is skilled at combining sound coaching skills with proven leadership methodologies to cultivate growth and ultimately, results.