15 Ways to Tell an Arrogant Leader From a Humble One

By Jairaj Singh, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

When you read about the greats, the Nelson Mandela's, the Mahatma Gandhi's, the Martin Luther King Jr's. of this world, you have probably felt there is something different about them to most successful people. Today there are more billionaires than you can shake a stick at, but how many will be remembered in 100 years time?

While the iPhone is an amazing invention, will we remember it in 100 years or will we remember the person who freed South Africa? True legends leave legacies long after their death, there is something different about them. What differentiates them? What are the ingredients that makes a TRUE legend and can they be developed? Can we create more Nelson Mandela's, more Mahatma Gandhi's? The world would be an amazing place if we could, right?

Today I'd like to explore a key character trait that all true legends have. One that separates a great boss from a terrible one, that separates a great parent from a not-so-good one. It's the character trait of humility and it's opposite - arrogance...