4 Practices to Become a Self-Aware Leader

When a high-performer encounters a startling career setback—perhaps getting fired or passed up for a promotion—the culprit is easy to predict. Nine times out of ten, it stems from a lack of self-awareness. Understanding your shortcomings is a prerequisite for correcting them. That’s why your level of self-awareness has the power to either slow your growth or skyrocket your success.

We’re breaking ground on Michael’s new leadership podcast, Lead to Win, with a deep dive on self-awareness.

In this inaugural episode, you’ll discover:

  • Why self-awareness may be the single most underutilized leadership skill (and how to cultivate more of it).
  • 4 symptoms that will tip you off if you lack self-awareness.
  • The science that proves leaders are prone to low levels of empathy and awareness.
  • Prompts and an app to help you journal in just 10 minutes a day.
  • A quick, 4-step tactic you can use to regain mindfulness on even the toughest days.
  • How to solicit honest, helpful feedback from your team.
  • A powerful assessment that will give you an immediate boost in self-awareness.

You can read the full transcript here.