Category Archive: Humility

The Real Advantage of Fear and Anxiety in Leadership

The good you’d like to do – but don’t do because of fear – exposes you. Fears reveal highest realities. Potential: Fear wipes steam from the glass. The person looking back surprises you.… Continue reading

Sir Edmund Hillary Reveals Something More Satisfying than Climbing Everest

The top of the world straddles the border of Tibet and Nepal standing proudly at five and half miles high. Mt. Everest, named after the British Surveyor General of India Sir George Everest,… Continue reading

5 Practices of Humility when Your Wife is Driving the Car

Riding in the car when my wife is driving is an exercise in humility. My wife slows down when I would speed up. She’s a defensive driver and I’m an offensive driver. Never… Continue reading

The Enemy of Everything Good

It was September 10, 2016 when I first wrote, “Everything good in leadership begins with humility.” I was proud of myself. The enemy of everything good in leadership is arrogance. The word itself… Continue reading

The 5 Powers of Experience. Do You Have Them?

You’re a novice every time you do something you’ve never done before. Overconfidence is the painful pitfall of gullible inexperience. Pain awaits when you feel like you know but you don’t. Experienced novices… Continue reading

7 Ways to Maximize Talented Naysayers

It offends me when “good” ideas are resisted and rejected. Anyone who explains what won’t work before considering how it might work is a resistant, naysaying, uncommitted footdragger. But what if the opposite… Continue reading