Tag Archive: arrogance

How to Bridge the Gap Between Intention and Perception

Leaders fail because they don’t see themselves as others see them. Disconnection between internal intention and external perception limits leaders. Misalignment: You make space for others to thrive. Others see you as passive.… Continue reading

How to Navigate Ambiguity and Uncertainty

Uncertainty finds comfort in nostalgia. Those who run from ambiguity and uncertainty are bound to repeat the past. Uncertainty and humility: The higher you go in organizational life, the lower your tolerance for… Continue reading

Why Humility Delivers More Results Than Arrogance

Arrogance holds you back. Humility propels you forward.   Courage and humility: You’d be wrong if you said humility is kin to fear. Courage is the willingness and ability to fail and try… Continue reading

Slapped at the Hotel Front Desk

The elusiveness of humility slapped me in the face while I stood at the hotel’s front desk this morning. I left my key in the room. I’ve done it so often that I’m… Continue reading

I Wasn’t Very Proud of My Feelings – Sir Edmund Hillary

“It is not the mountains we conquer but ourselves.” Sir Edmund Hillary On May 29, 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary conquered Mount Everest with his Sherpa friend and guide, Tenzin Norgay. As a result… Continue reading

How to Overcome Arrogance

All that’s ugly in leadership begins with arrogance. You might be arrogant if you: Look down your nose on those you serve. Arrogance views others as burdens and irritations. Beat yourself up over… Continue reading