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From Potential Self to Authentic Leader


How Self-Awareness Transcends Obstacles To Build Sustainable Growth

By Michelle Maldonado
Associate Vice President of Corporate and Strategic Relationships, American Public University System

In this second installment of the Inspire Leadership Series we explore the value of self-awareness as an essential leadership component for transformation either as an individual leader or for an organization. Licensed clinical psychologist and President of Potential Selves Dr. David Yudis recently shared with me insights he honed while also leading as Vice President of Global Learning and Enterprise Executive Development at The Walt Disney Company.

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Read on to learn more about Dr. Yudis’ insights on self-awareness and key leadership components as part of the APUS_Authentic_Leadership_Series_Self-Awareness_by_Design.


About Michelle Maldonado:

Associate Vice President Michelle Maldonado is the creator of The Authentic Leadership Series and heads the Corporate and Strategic Relationships team for American Public University. Michelle is a former practicing corporate attorney with more than 17 years of combined leadership experience in strategic planning, operations and partnership development across the education, technology, nonprofit and online media industries. She has a passion for talent development, coaching and mentoring and strives to help develop leaders who make a difference. Utilizing an authentic and consultative approach, Michelle currently works with corporate and industry organizations to form educational alliances that support overall talent management, leadership development and organizational growth strategies.



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