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Artificial Versus Authentic Leadership

Assess whether your leadership style is tainting your effectiveness.

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Don't be fooled by your title. Leadership, although not necessarily complicated, isn't exactly simple either. There are some telltale signs that you or your supervisor is an artificial leader. So what exactly is artificial leadership?

It is a state of delusion that occurs when a person believes that he is a good leader when in fact he is not. Some key traits of artificial leaders are rooted in an inflated sense of expe

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