Category Archive: Humility

7 Ways to Teach Humility in Team Meetings

You can be right in many ways and dead wrong in others. I asked a world-renowned leadership expert what humility had to do with success. He said, “Nothing.” Teach humility if results matter.*… Continue reading

3 Ways to Protect Good Managers from Becoming Jerk-holes

Lousy managers think jerk-holery is an asset. Well-intentioned managers can slip into obnoxious behaviors because some jerk-holes are great at delivering results. 3 ways to protect good managers from becoming jerk-holes #1. Protect… Continue reading

Humility: Some Churches Practice Foot Washing

Strange thoughts come to me in the shower. This morning while washing my feet, I thought, “Some churches practice foot washing.” My second thought was, “No way is anyone washing my feet.” They’re… Continue reading

4 Ways to Be a Great Leader Today

The abilities to cast vision, communicate, and motivate don’t make you a great leader. Hitler did all those things and more. Great leadership isn’t about sitting in first class, entering through a private… Continue reading

Courage to Become a Leader

You begin with a dream, but the real issue is courage – courage to become a leader. “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.” Warren Bennis Dying people regret their lack of… Continue reading

Your Brain has a Mind of Its Own: Brain Management Strategies

You have thoughts you would rather not think. Your mind wanders like a cat looking for mice. You know you know something but can’t remember it. You tell yourself to forget a bad… Continue reading