Category Archive: Humility

10 Ways Leaders Increase Stress Unnecessarily

The way you think about yourself is the biggest factor in stress and productivity. Stress isn’t “out there,” it’s inside you. 10 ways to increase stress: Hide mistakes. Pretend you know. Make excuses. Expect perfection.… Continue reading

“Advantage” Solves the 12 Dangers of Leadership

You’ve been wronged, manipulated, or cheated by someone with position or power. Leaders shade the truth, compromise their values, and abuse authority. Just read the news. When the path is demanding, shortcuts feel… Continue reading

How to Get the Most From Irritating People

You don’t want to understand irritating people. You want to control, correct, or eject them. Leaders who don’t understand irritating people resort to authority and miss opportunity. Influence and personal growth decline in proportion… Continue reading

Three Ways to Protect Success

Letting down destroys you. Maintaining and sustaining success is harder than achieving it. Humility is your companion on the way up. Arrogance trips you at the top. Three ways to protect success: #1.… Continue reading

Simple Question – Profound Shift

Don’t feel bad if you haven’t mastered the shift from serving self to serving others. It’s a journey. I don’t know about you, but self-serving attitudes come naturally to me. Servant-leadership is aspiration… Continue reading

10 Ways to Rise and Thrive After Disappointment

The disappointments of the sincere destroy them. The worst thing you can do with disappointment is live with it. 5 disappointment traps: Self-evaluation based on ambiguous standards. You’re not sure what you wanted.… Continue reading