John Adair (January 9, 1757 May 19, 1840) was an American pioneer, soldier and statesman of Mercer County, Kentucky. He was governor of Kentucky and represented the state in both the U.S. House and Senate. more
The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them. He also is on the road to humility -- that priceless attitude of openness to life that can help a manager absorb mistakes, failures, or personal shortcomings.