Leading with humility: Why an old virtue is the key to modern leadership.
Insights from the book ‘Humility and Leadership’

The 21st century calls for a new understanding of leadership. This age requires a trainable virtue: Humility- a powerful form of influencing. Those who lead with humility not only have a positive effect on themselves and their perceived leadership potential, but also on their employees and their company. This workshop is based on the book ‘Humility and Leadership’ which is now available in video lessons on Emeritus Insights. You can watch and learn from it, here. This session will help you discover how and why humility is a powerful virtue in your career as a leader.


In this inspiring and interactive workshop, you will learn:

  • Why humility is a powerful virtue for any manager
  • The positive effects humility has on employees, the organization and the manager
  • The stumbling blocks on the way to humility and how to avoid them
Author, Key-Note Speaker and Faculty

Dr. Franziska Frank is a visiting faculty at European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) Berlin, Germany’s No. 1 business school and number 10 worldwide in the Financial Times Ranking. She left Munich for an English boarding school at the age of 15, did O- and A- Levels, followed by a BA and MA in history at Peterhouse, Cambridge before going back to Germany for two state exams in law. Subsequently she worked as a management consultant with BCG for 6 years before joining ESMT Berlin in 2005. She has published books on humility and influencing. The English edition of her book Mit Demut zum Erfolg (Humility and Leadership) will come out in 2022/23.

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