Tag Archive: humility

Efficiency: One Simple Plan to Lose Less Money

Organizations would be rich if they stopped losing money. 20% of every dollar earned by a company in the US is lost to employee time theft. Losses from theft, fraud, and other retail… Continue reading

5 Questions for Considering the Alternative

Summers passed slow when I was riding my bike with friends. Those days feel like yesterday. One season blurs into the next. Time gains momentum. I choose to enjoy time passing considering the… Continue reading

How to be Happy by Complaining More

Complaining done well increases happiness. Don’t get the wrong impression. Curmudgeons are toxic. The difference is ego. Big shots are never happy. They complain because the world revolves around them. Complaining more: We’re… Continue reading

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

Positive Illusions: 7 Ways to Defeat The Lake Wobegon Effect

We all create positive illusions about ourselves. Your temper isn’t that bad. After all, you don’t blow up as often as your mother did. People who lack positive illusions about themselves are often… Continue reading