Category Archive: Humility

The Secret to Your Future

Your character is your future. Leadership is first about character then skill. Character is: Behavior you compel yourself to do. Attitudes and actions you resort to when stressed. The way you act when… Continue reading

How to Deal with Honest Self-Deception

You know when you deceive others, but you deceive yourself with a clear conscience. Self-deception feels like honesty. You beat yourself up when you should encourage yourself. Or, you let yourself off too easily.… Continue reading

Calling Out BS

Who you are trumps everything. What you do matters, but who you are – while you serve – is your most powerful tool of influence. Fakes, hypocrites, and posers may coerce conformity but always… Continue reading

7 Powerful Qualities of Humble Leaders

I heard brilliance from a twenty-something when I asked what humble leadership looks like. She said, “Humble leaders know they need others.” Self-reliance hinders leadership. The tipping point of leadership is moving from… Continue reading

Egoless Leadership is a Myth

In a perfect world everyone serves from a heart of love. But, I see ego-centric motivations in my heart. What about you? Egoless leadership is, at best, an aspiration. You know you’re an… Continue reading

Running Through the Mud

Your voice is born in solving your own struggle. Wisdom is found while running through the mud. Struggling in the mud makes you useful. You are the message. Solutions emerge while running through the… Continue reading