WHAT IS IT ABOUT GIVERS AND TAKERS, THE HUMBLE AND THE FAKERS AND WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP?
This article was started over one year ago, posted, then withdrawn and now re-examined. I would like to say something worthwhile for you and not waste your time!
The reason for my too-ing and fro-ing is that women in leadership can be a hot topic for some. However, I have noticed that the attributes, values and behaviours that make a great leader are not related to gender, are cross-cultural and classless.
A great leader can be a guy called Alexander from Macedonia, Kublai from Mongolia or a girl called Joan from France. They can also be a guy called Alan a foreman in Britain, Man a teacher in China or Jill a nurse in Australia.
It is our virtues, values and behaviours that make us a great leader. The value that you I and appreciate most in leaders is the virtue of humility.
This humility appears most clearly to me in a statement by Sun Tzu, “Regard your soldiers as your children...
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