January 03, 2018 / GET OVER YOURSELF
January 03, 2018
Humility, vulnerability and embracing failure aren't typically associated with success stories or strong leadership. Albeit, these three characteristics have the power to transform, develop relationships and fuel organizations.
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, once said, “The hardest thing about being a leader is demonstrating or showing vulnerability… When the leader demonstrates vulnerability and sensibility and brings people together, the team wins.”
Vulnerability is often associated with weakness. But the opposite is true. If a person is willing to be unguarded, they demonstrate a level of trust and respect with the recipient. Vulnerable leaders are exceptional at discovering what motivates the people they lead and seeing the business through their eyes.
Here are a few questions to help you think deeper and get over yourself.
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