Personal Humility and Professional Will

by  Mike Henry  |  Leadership Development

Stephan De Villiers (LCG, Twitter) wrote an interesting post at Increment Success blog about character-based leadership.  He quotes Jim Collins:

A Level 5 leader is an individual who blends extremen personal humility and intense professional will.

Stephan uses a slightly different definition of character-based leadership that we do here at Lead Change.  However, he goes on to talk about the need to question yourself and your motives as a leader.  His areas of questioning include authenticity, integrity, conscientiousness, truthfulness, compassion and accountability; all topics the various authors discuss frequently here.

So check out Stephan’s post for some great questions to ask yourself to grow and remain sharp as a character-based leader.

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Stephan De Villiers  |  12 Oct 2011  |  Reply

Hi There Mike,
Thank you very much for the recommendation!

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