Humble Leaders

Hess, Edward D.
May 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p10
The article focuses on humble business leaders. These leaders are cited as among the common factors found on companies that achieve organic growth. The author describes humble leaders as passionate operators involved in the details of the business. He adds that these leaders follow the principles of leading people by example, taking care of them and doing what is right.


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