Are You Leading Authentically?

I find plane flights the best way to catch up on my Christian Century reading. I was struck by Adam McHugh’s article in the Nov. 17, 2009 issue, “Can introverts lead?”. A couple of samples: “The long-term sustainability of an organization or a church cannot depend on the personality of the central leader, no matter how captivating or compelling that person is.” And this: “Character in a leader is the quality that has the ability not only to draw others but also to maintain their loyalty…The central component of character is authenticity. Someone with character acts in unison with his or her God-given nature.” This article is not just for introverts.

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