Why Being Wrong Will Make You a Better Leader
Being wrong can be one of the best things for a leader. Intellectual humility is not a weakness but a way to grow. Admitting your mistakes and that you don’t have all the answers will help you become a better leader.
How Intellectual Humility Can Make You a Better Leader
Leaders who score higher on intellectual humility tests are more open to opposing views, pay more attention to evidence, and have a stronger self-awareness. Intellectually humble leaders are willing to admit they are wrong — they acknowledge their mistakes and learn from them.
Do You Suffer from Illusions of Moral Superiority?
Self-righteousness makes you focus on yourself rather than on trying to understand others. The illusion of moral superiority reduces our willingness to cooperate or compromise — it creates a divide between “us” and “them.”