13/20 – 20 Questions for Leaders, Which Characteristic do you Believe Every Leader Should Possess?

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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