What is one characteristic that you believe every leader should possess?
Honesty, integrity, vision, drive, energy, and charisma are just a few of the qualities that great leaders should have.
Integrity is crucial because it enables a leader to establish trust, and we are all aware of how essential trust is to any successful relationship.
However, if I had to pick the most important characteristic, I would say that humility is number 1.
Humility is the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance, rank, etc.
In ‘Good to Great’ Jim Collins highlights humility as one of the key characteristics which differentiates Level 5 leaders from the rest. With Level 5 being the highest level of Leadership.
I think three great examples of leaders with Humility are Gandhi, Martin Luther King jr, and Nelson Mandela.
What do you think is the most important leadership quality?
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