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.
The Longest Sentence
Divide the group into groups of 3 or 4 but have an even number of groups. A scribe is appointed in each group. Give them a sentence starter such as “The purring kitten...”. Each group must create a sentence with the goal being the group who creates the longest...
Interview for Humility with this question:
Who inspires you and why? Who has helped you get to where you are today?
Download The Ultimate Guide to Hiring for Character with questions for all 36 qualities.
What We are Reading This Month
The Power of Low-Ego, High-Drive Leadership
View all our Book Selections
on our Humility in Business Shelf
Our other Pillars have resources that can be used in a workplace setting.
Visit Humility in the Community:
Character All Month Calendar
Character Holiday Activities
Family Activity (with a parent printable for sending home)
Visit Humility in Faith:
Christian Family Activity
Prayer and Reflections