Tag Archive: arrogance

5 Ways to Answer Self Importance and Move Toward Humility

“I don’t like it that helping can make me feel superior to others.” The young woman on my team who spoke those words volunteered at a homeless shelter Sunday night. We spoke Monday morning… Continue reading

How to Ignite Development in the Arrogant and Resistant

Arrogance can’t see a need for development. Ask egotistical managers if they run great meetings. (Insert any management skill.) Of course they do! There’s no point in telling them they don’t. Pride invites… Continue reading

The Path to Self-Leadership Made Clear

If you feel it’s easy to lead yourself, you aren’t doing it. Self-leadership: Pay attention to yourself. #1. Listen to yourself. What if the things that come out of your mouth are true… Continue reading

5 Ways to Help Teammates Navigate Butt Kicks

We all encounter arrogant leaders. You might be one. You probably have one on your team. Butt kicks are a wake up call for arrogance. You might be arrogant if: Listening is something others… Continue reading

How to Tap the Power of Permission for Happiness

Unhappy leaders build miserable teams. If you’re surrounded by unhappiness, it’s time to look in the mirror. The power of permission: Leaders gives permission by the example they set. Leaders give teams permission to be… Continue reading

Five Questions that Release the Power of Humble Leadership

Overconfidence provides courage to begin, but blocks effective leadership. If overconfident leaders were half as talented as they believed, they would be twice as successful as they are. You might begin with overconfidence, but… Continue reading