An intriguing interview with Lars Dalgaard – general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz – published in last Saturday’s New York Times reveals how using an authentic or “human” voice in lieu of intimidation makes you a more effective and powerful leader. LEADERPRENEURS understand that there is more power in using an authentic voice than one of intimidation. | Learn more about leadership from Atlantic Consultants.
“The biggest thing in my life is really daring to be human, and that’s the approach I take to the working world. We could all be so much more human, but we don’t allow ourselves to do it. I think it’s because we’ve been brought up thinking that when you’re in a business role, if you show any emotion, then that’s the opposite of being tough. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Advertisement Continue reading the main story The funny thing is that you’re actually a stronger leader and more trustworthy if you’re able to be vulnerable and you’re able to show your real personality. It’s a trust multiplier, and people really will want to work for you and be on a mission together with you.” – Lars Dalgaard | (Read the full interview here)