How To Cultivate A Company Culture Based On The 'Quiet Ego'
Nick Ustinov | Jan 2021
In psychology, the “quiet ego” is defined as “a self-identity that transcends egoism and identifies with a less defensive, balanced stance toward the self and others.” When it comes to doing business and leading a team, the quiet ego has some unlikely — and massive — benefits. For example, leaders with a quiet ego are more open to different perspectives and experimentation, paths that often lead to new, successful discoveries. In addition, humble workplace cultures are more inclusive and tend to have happier employees, which in turn are proven to be more productive.
In my company, we support the quiet ego mentality. In this article, I’ve combined my personal views and experiences with the processes we’ve adopted to encourage the quiet ego mentality.
Here are five ways your company can achieve the quiet ego mindset: