“Authenticity is a practice” says Dr. Brene Brown in a conversation with Oprah. You have to choose it every day.
This applies not only in one’s personal life, but in business as well. In business, authenticity generates authority. When we speak from our own inner authority, others sense our power. But it takes courage to speak from the inner self because it allows other to see you.
Choose to let yourself be seen. Whether speaking in groups, meetings or presentations, choosing to be authentic requires letting go of faking and of perfectionism. Here is a little video clip where Brene shines as the voice for authentic expression. You go Brene!