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Years of Research Says This 1 Quality Will Make You a Better Boss (It’s Probably Not What You Think)

November 12, 2018

Via: Inc.

In a world that celebrates boastful, self-aggrandizing behavior, you might be surprised to learn that researchers and employment experts are highlighting an opposite quality as the key to better leadership at work:

It’s the quality of humility.

“Humility is a core quality of leaders who inspire close teamwork, rapid learning and high performance in their teams, according to several studies in the past three years,” writes Sue Shellenberger in her column for The Wall Street Journal. “Humble people tend to be aware of their own weaknesses, eager to improve themselves, appreciative of others’ strengths and focused on goals beyond their own self-interest.”

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