David Brooks traces how this spread of pride has influenced everything from our poisonous political campaigns that center on the individual candidate, to mounting levels of national debt.
Humility is a virtue. Pride is not. Humility comes when people are secure. Pride comes when they are insecure.
Pressure is directly related to pride. And so the opposite is true – Humility & Peace are joined at the hip. Release your pressure – give up your pride.
A few weeks ago someone submitted the following question for our VOICES of LEADERSHIP teleseminar with Dr. Henry Cloud:
“How do I get employees to take as much pride in their job as I have in mine?”
The simple answer is Engagement. The hard part is actually getting people engaged…
Vision statement, mission statement, core purpose, unique ability, etc… All forms of business jargon that have been produced over the past three decades. None are bad. In fact, these words are used for clarity sake in an ambiguous world. At this stage of the game I know the purpose of our company, GiANT Impact, is to awaken leaders. That is [...]
Each of our leadership styles are framed on a foundation, which is part experiential/historical and part educational. We have all picked up good and bad habits from those we have been led by and we have learned certain leadership skills in school and in informal reading, etc. Have you ever thought, however, that there may be different foundations of leadership? [...]