Humility In Business
Recognizing the people and factors that have shaped my life
To practice Humility, I will:
- give credit to others
- admit mistakes
- ask for help when I need it
- realize my way is not the only way
- think of myself less often
Humility is a Superpower!
I was quite surprised at the number of articles, videos, podcasts, and books focusing on Humility in Leadership. Humility is not the first quality to come to mind when you think of the best qualities for a leader to cultivate, but it seems to be a linchpin for many other qualities. It is key to working with Cooperation and being Grateful by recognizing the strengths of others. It is a foundation for Confidence, as you have a realistic view of your strengths. That same realistic view applies to your weaknesses. Humility allows you to admit these and seek and accept help. Humility supports Forgiveness in allowing yourself and your team members to take risks, make mistakes, learn, and move on. Humility strengthens Responsibility and owning up to failures. That’s a lot of superpower for such a humble quality!
This month, what quality will you strengthen with Humility?
The Links below will take you to the most recent Team Building blog post and the previous posts. These are not related to a particular quality.
You will need a large venue for this game. Divide the group into smaller groups of 6 - 8 participants. Pair up the groups. If you have an uneven number of groups, you can have one set of three groups work together. Give each group a Beach Towel. The participants...
Interview for Humility with this question:
Who inspires you and why? Who has helped you get to where you are today?
Our other Pillars have resources that can be used in a workplace setting.
Character All Month Calendar
Character Holiday Activities
Family Activity (with a parent printable for sending home)