Lencioni, Patrick
July 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2011, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p16
The article discusses the importance of a leader's acceptance of his vulnerability. It involves being truly honest with one's weaknesses, errors and need for help. Humility and graciousness, even at the levels of leaders, project an inspiring and attractive image that can potentially build loyalty and commitment. According to the author, competence, despite its importance, will have reduce potential in the absence of humility and honesty. Temptations for chief executive officers (CEOs) are also mentioned.


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