“Humility has to be a value to learn and increase your influence.”
I recently had the opportunity to attend the Global Leadership Summit. Bill Hybels gave the opening talk. This was my first time hearing Bill and he had a lot of great information for gracious leaders.
Bill pointed out that humility enables us to learn from each other.
He went on to speak about great leadership being by definition relentlessly developmental. This would be both personally, but especially developing the next generation.
Hybels then turned to a look at John 10, comparing short-term (hireling leaders) versus long-term (owners).
“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. He who is a hired hand and not a shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. He flees because he is a hired hand and cares nothing for the sheep. I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and qI lay down my life for the sheep.”