Your duty is to work with human beings as human beings, not because you think they are angels.
Note: I continue to be inspired by the wisdom in Nelson Mandela's Conversations With Myself.
People will feel I see too much good in people.
It’s a good thing to assume, to act on the basis that…others are men of integrity and honour…because you tend to attract integrity and honour if that is how you regard those with whom you work.
One issue that deeply worried me in prison was the false image that I unwittingly projected to the outside world; of being regarded as a saint. I never was one, even on the basis of an earthly definition of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Note: Nelson Mandela, a model of humility and candor: