The New York Times bestselling author provides tools and exercises to develop authentic leadership skills Based on the bestselling book True North, this guide enables leaders to identify their own True North through reflection and exercises that target the purpose of their leadership and help them build authentic leadership skills. With this personal guide, leaders will: Better understand their values, capabilities, motivations, and personal strengths and weaknesses Uncover their leadership life story and how it relates to their authentic leadership Pinpoint the purpose of their leadership and identify potential leadership paths Create a plan to put their discoveries into practice and consistently follow their True North Bill George (Minneapolis, MN), currently Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School, spent over 30 years in executive leadership positions at Litton, Honeywell, and Medtronic. As CEO of Medtronic, he built the company into the world's leading medical technology company, growing its market capitalization from $1.1 billion to $60 billion. He is author of True North (978-0-7879-8751-0) and Authentic Leadership (978-0-7879-6913-4). His Web site can be found at .truenorthleaders.com. Andrew McLean was the research director for True North and has been developing corporate programs based on the True North material. He brings his training as a sociologist and anthropologist to the portraiture of organizations and leaders in his business research. Nick Craig applies the Distributed Leadership Model at MIT's Sloan School and works with colleague Andrew McLean in the area of authentic leadership development at Harvard Business School. He has spent over 15 years consulting on large change efforts and working with executive teams.