Authenticity is being true to yourself. We defined and detailed this concept in the May 27 post A deeper look at Authenticity. In summary, you know yourself, you accept yourself, and you live your truth. By living authentically you are making a statement of “I am.”
There has been significant debate recently on how authentic a person should be in the workplace. There are those that promote being yourself at work as the next evolution in the modern worker and modern workplace.