IT Management Slideshow: IT Careers: A Little Humility Goes a Long Way

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 09-14-2011
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Humility is not the first character trait that generally comes to mind when one thinks about what it takes to rise up the corporate ranks. Yet, some of America's most successful executives are those who cultivate a quiet strength to create a winning corporate culture. The book Start With Humility: Lessons from America's Quiet CEOs on How to Build Trust and Inspire Followers (GreenLeaf Center/Available now) will teach you how you can use tiny gestures, sincere empathy and consideration to transform yourself from a boss into a leader. Authors Merwyn. A. Hayes and Michael D. Comer come up with an all-inclusive gameplan that will help you build meaningful alliances - from the lowest rungs of the corporate ladder all the way through the C-suite. Merwyn is CEO/president of The Hayes Group International, a consulting firm that focuses on people issues within organizations. Comer is a consulting partner with the Hayes Group. Here are 10 highlights:

IT Careers: A Little Humility Goes a Long Way

First-Person, PluralUsing "we" instead of "I" instantly wins the support and respect of your team members and colleagues.
IT Careers: A Little Humility Goes a Long Way
 
 
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
 
 
 

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