Editorial| Volume 131, ISSUE 2, P159-167, April 2006

The Inward Journey of Leadership

  • Wiley W. Souba
    To whom correspondence and reprint requests should be addressed at Department of Surgery, H051, Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033.
    Department of Surgery, Penn State College of Medicine; Penn State Hershey Medical Center; Penn State Hershey Center for Leadership Development, Hershey, Pennsylvania
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      For most people, becoming an effective leader is a lifelong effort that requires an enormous amount of work and commitment. Few individuals reach their full capacity as leaders but not because they lack in technical abilities. Becoming a world-class leader involves much more than becoming a more proficient manager or a better strategic thinker. Most fundamentally, the process is about a personal transformation. All great leaders are on a continuous inward journey of self-discovery and self-growth to transform themselves and their organizations.

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