Proverbs "A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel." Cruelty to animals is judged by God. Any Friend of God is a friend to all creatures great and small.
In leadership, both humility and confidence are essential. Humility allows for gratitude. Confidence creates committed action, curiosity, creativity, cooperation and communication—all things a leader must put into action.