I think the ability to see things from different perspectives will be the hallmark of successful leaders in the new world of work. And, if I’m honest with myself, I often see only my weeds rather than the wishes of others. If you, like me, need to grow in this area, here are some key… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Humility
In the midst of a global health pandemic, we are seeing many good and some “not-so-good” leadership examples in business, government, and communities. Consider the Five “Y’s.” Ask yourself, who is worthy of your assessed designation as a leader?
The path to improving your work environment includes strengthening pillars of workplace happiness. Addressing at least one of these will improve the work environment.
Developing a sense of humility prevents us from getting defensive about our ideas, decisions, and direction for the organization. It makes us open to new ideas and lively debate.
Approaching leadership as a practice can help us avoid the leadership gap that occurs when we understand our leadership title to be a license to wield power, rather than the responsibility to offer inspiration.
Practicing humility and stepping into the skin of the other can help us eliminate blind spots and broaden our worldview.
Seeing a number of senior officials in the last year “ousted,” I find it sort of scary the risks and travails that executive leadership can entail. There are so many good, hardworking people at GSA making progress for the Government in terms of property management, contract management, fleet management, and more, that it was aRead… Read more »