This week’s Tuesday Reading is an entry – “Humility as a Leadership Trait”– from John Baldoni’s Harvard Business Publishing blog.
Baldoni asserts, and I agree, that leaders who want to inspire followers need to demonstrate both their accomplishments and their character. Key to demonstrating character is being humble. And, humility is essential to leadership because it authenticates a person’s humanity.
The article suggests three ways a leader can demonstrate humility: