Tag: humility

  • What People Really Want From You

    Just when I thought I couldn’t learn any more humility after my recent shenanigans (see my last post for just one example), another humbling lesson came my way this week. I was asked to give a few opening keynote remarks at an evening conference. The coordinator wasn’t looking for some long, sweeping speech. Instead, a…

  • Second Place, Faulty Brakes and Stubborn Suits

    Over the past few weeks many of us have found ourselves hooked on the Olympics. It’s hard not to be since we hear about them everywhere. While I find myself listening to my fair share of the media’s ongoing, often melodramatic reporting…I also find the best stories tend to be a bit buried. They’re the…

  • The One Trait All Great Leaders Have in Common

    I’ve often said I’ve learned some of my greatest lessons from those who have botched things up… I’ve learned how to supervise people from my worst bosses. I’ve learned how to manage my money from bankrupt family members I’ve learned how to be a decent spouse by watching couples treat each other like dirt And…