On Humility. Are You Humble?

Being humble is about actions, not attitude Everyone agrees that leaders need a dose of humility, but too many people seem to believe that humility starts with inner thoughts, not outward behaviors, writes Wally Bock. “If you’re a leader, everything you do sends a message. If you want to act humble you have to choose […]

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Humility

  Developing a Humble Attitude A mother who attended a recent presentation during which I described the differences between high self-esteem and humility writes asking “What should my husband and I be doing to help our children develop humble hearts?” Before I answer her question, I need to point out two things: First, humility was […]

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Great leaders don’t need to pull rank

The days when leaders could succeed by pulling rank and asserting their own authority are long gone, writes Frank Sonnenburg. Today’s best bosses focus on building trusting relationships with their workers, and rely on humility, credibility and integrity to win people over. “[T]hey’re effective because they’re knowledgeable, admired, trusted, and respected,” Sonnenburg writes. 5 Measures […]

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A Grateful Child

A Five-Point Plan for Growing a Grateful Child by John Rosemond 1. Do not give your child very much beyond basic necessities and basic comforts; in which case he will be grateful for what he does get. The fact is that the more a child gets, the more he expects to continue getting, and the […]

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How Abraham Lincoln inspires us to lead with powerful humility

  Reblogged from Marcus Brotherton’s Inspiring presidents series Today, we’d say Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) had a disadvantaged childhood, a dysfunctional family and a deprived school experience. He found ways around these issues to become the 16th president of the United States, called by many the greatest president ever. He led a troubled country through four […]

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What do you have, until you realize that you have it, and then you don’t have it?

Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less. – Ken Blanchard “To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.” ~Benjamin Franklin * Jesus demonstrated it…dads need to do it. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom […]

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