Why Saying “I Don’t Know” Makes You a Better Leader

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No one knows everything. There’s no need to pretend that we do. A great leader is honest about their limitations and strengths. Accept that you will fail. Being honest and open about failure is not a weakness.

A great leader is not defined by having all the answers but by a willingness to grow and learn, a curiosity that leads to finding the required answers. It is about stopping, refueling, and being the best version of yourself.

Think about it. Do you want a team that comes to you for the answers? That has no mind of its own? No creativity? We all know the answer to that. Command and control is a thing of the past and won’t cut the muster in today’s ever-evolving business landscape, not if you want to be a business of tomorrow.