Tag Archive: humility

3 Things We Get Wrong About Humility

Humility and I stand beside each other like strangers on an elevator. We glance sideways, but we don’t stand close. The only thing I say is, “Have a good day,” when I step… Continue reading

You Have More Than you Think – Turkey’s Revenge

We were poor college students, over 1,600 miles from home, when my wife and I celebrated our first Thanksgiving. I’ll never forget how proud we felt to host Dave Tricky, a fellow student,… Continue reading

3 Pursuits that Set You Free

Need reveals lack. The more you need something, the less you have it. A hungry belly lacks food. Leaders who need status lack self-confidence. 3 dangers of pursuit: #1. Persecution: Need persecutes.  The… Continue reading

The Five Stages of Decline

You might feel like Superman, but kryptonite is real. Success goes sideways when leaders feel invincible. 5 companies that were great once: Borders Sears & Roebuck Blockbuster (Blockbuster has 1 store in Bend,… Continue reading

Why You Need to Stop Fighting Arrogance

Arrogance is a beast that never tires, never stops, and can’t be defeated. It never compromises. Arrogance never cohabitates with your best self. Arrogance is an enemy that dilutes the joys of life… Continue reading

How to be Inexperienced Like a Pro – In a Turbulent World Everyone is a Novice

Inexperience is a state of opposites. In some, inexperience is caution, doubt, and paralysis. In others, inexperience is naïve boldness. The disadvantage of inexperience is also its advantage – ignorance. Inexperience: #1. Inexperience… Continue reading