Leaders create the container for work that gets done. Most are highly committed and work diligently to achieve goals. Unfortunately, only 34% of employees are fully engaged and many leaders fail to get the results and appreciation they should.
What makes some leaders highly admired and others not? Research shows that admired leaders are certainly driven toward results but they also focus just as much energy on relationships. When people admire you, they are energized to work harder, solve problems creatively, and partner with you in doing what's best for your organization. People have three questions in mind as they observe leaders:
It takes humility and genuine regard for others' dignity, for leaders to answer these questions in ways that create healthy relationships. This program explains the six key behaviors that help leaders tap the power of humility to create thriving organizations and achieve great results.
Dr. Gist has taught leadership to over 1,500 managers in executive classes at universities and through her consulting practice. She has also worked directly with more than 200 C-suite leaders and collaborates with Alan Mulally, former CEO of Boeing and Ford Motor Company. Her work as the Boeing Endowed Professor of Business Management at University of Washington and Associate Dean of Executive Programs at Seattle University resulted in Google Scholar reporting more than 15,000 citations of her research and ranking her as the most cited scholar at Seattle University. Dr. Gist's best-selling book, The Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility, has been featured in Forbes, and her ideas on leader humility have appeared in CEO World and the Global CEO Network.