James Wilson, VP at Cornerstone OnDemand, unveils why humility is an advantageous and helpful skill in the workplace.
Those who practice humility, it seems, have an advantage. They make the most effective leaders and their staff are less of a flight risk.
As humans we often learn more from our mistakes than our successes – and I suspect this is now ringing true for Uber boss Travis Kalanick after a video of him berating one of his drivers went viral.
Success in business requires exceptional drive in the face of obstacles. This often means those that rise to the top have certain characteristics in common, not least determination. All too often however, that determination becomes arrogance, so I want to extoll the virtues of humility in business.