Category Archive: Humility

Are you Brave Enough to Be Dumb

The courage to ‘not know’ may be the greatest leadership courage of all. Mark Miller, the VP of High Performance Leadership at Chic-fil-A, told me that he would tell his younger self, “Stop… Continue reading

15 Ways to Know Your CEO is Worthy of Being Followed

Nothing useful ever happens when a disconnected high-and-mighty leader shows up for a visit. The memo: When high-and-mighty leaders show up, a memo goes out that reads something like, “The big cheese will… Continue reading

How to Become a Big League Leader

Little League Leaders are pretty. Big League Leaders walk with a limp. Little League cp. Big League: Knocked down: You don’t know what you’re made of when you’re a Little League Leader. The… Continue reading

Caught with Their Pants Down

Some of the world’s great leaders emerge from the world of religion. I’m fascinated by a story that took place in the lakeside community of Capernaum sometime around 30 AD. It doesn’t matter… Continue reading

The Top Signs You’re a Servant-Leader

The first time I was asked what a servant-leader looks like I was dumbfounded. Who wouldn’t know? But after some thought, I realized that some may not understand what to look for when… Continue reading

Big-Ego Behaviors in Leadership

I called Ken Kragen to confirm a quote. Ken managed superstars like Kenny Rogers, Lionel Richie, Trisha Yearwood, Travis Tritt, Olivia Newton John, The Bee Gees, and more. He was one of the… Continue reading