Humility in a leader is strongly related to employee trust in the leader. Trust in leadership is critical in enabling the success of an enterprise.
But what are the behaviours, particularly in a professional context, that demonstrate that you are a humble person?
In this article I want to speak about the importance of respect in relationships and, because a excellent team is built on healthy relationships, in teams.
We all want to be the best we can be. One may ask however, “If I strive for excellence, does that mean that I must try to be perfect?”
Though we all love success, praise and affirmation, many of us have seen how damaging it can be.
The mistake we all make is that we don’t just think that we are at the center of it all, we think we are more important than everything else.
So we see that the ability to celebrate the success of others might be difficult but is something we must try very hard to get good at.
At the heart of transactional correctness is personal humility. We are able to put aside our own agenda and see things as they are.
Your social standing is an extremely fickle and superficial thing and does not bear at all on your value as a human being.
There is a direct connection between the humility and trustworthiness of the leader.