Pride, is an attribute, and an emotion that is definitely required in all of us; but excess of this attribute, Pride, in a person, can be devastating. As individuals grow in their stature, at least in some, pride seems to grow exponentially. Such individuals reach a stage where they become absolutely blind to situations and people, and simply do what they think is right. Ultimately the presence of such individuals whether in a group or community or organisation , invariably leads to all kinds of problems resulting in the destruction of the institution, sooner or later.
Great leaders know humility creates the trust and loyalty needed to succeed. It’s not about them, it’s about the vision, the goal, the organization and the “why“. It’s not about their reputation and self-interests but the results.
Would like to share with you the link of an article that identifies '8 Reasons Why Pride is The Core of Leadership Failure'.