I like to think of myself as a pretty likeable guy. I mean who doesn’t?
Of course, there are temptations wrapped up with this desire. Driven by pride and insecurity no doubt.
But when this summary of what makes a business ‘likeable’ landed in my inbox (courtesy of the #StartupLab mailing list I’m on), it made me stop short:
Likeable businesses live by 5 principles: listening, responsiveness, authenticity, transparency, and surprise and delight.
I guess wanting to be likeable can’t be all bad — especially if this is what it means.
Maybe I need to start asking some hard questions about the likeability of my ministry and the Christian groups I’m involved with.
What do you reckon?