Tag Archive: arrogance

10 Ways to be Wide for Those Who Feel Superior

Nothing limits leaders more than believing they can succeed without others. Superiority, masquerading as self-confidence, makes leaders look down on others. Marginalizing people limits their potential and yours. People expand your leadership, if you… Continue reading

How to Be Humble

Dad died June 25, 2012. This morning, I miss him. Dad was a dairy farmer from Maine. He didn’t need applause for taking care of his wife and children. He humbly got the job… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How to Cope with Success

It’s “Solution Saturday.” Bob sent a private message asking about coping with success. Failure might hurt, but success might be deadly. 4 dangers of success: Failure opens minds; success closes them. Self-deception. Success fools you into… 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

Avoid 4 Dangers of Impatience – Still Get Things Done

Show me a leader with patience and I’ll show you someone people trust. Dealing with people requires patience. They’re putting up with you all the time. 4 dangers of impatience: Fractured relationships. Fear… Continue reading

Winning with Leadership’s Greatest Danger

Success destroys leaders by encouraging them to repeat the past. Leadership is always about the future. Repetition: Repeating the past prevents you from building on it. Success confirms and solidifies, then it destroys.… Continue reading