The essence of Primility is servant leadership. Just as pride and humility are opposite sides of the same coin — seemingly opposing forces that actually work best when fused into one — so too are servanthood and leadership. And they work in much the same way. Real leadership isn’t about telling others what to do, […]
I had the privilege of interviewing Ed Hess, the author of Humility is the New Smart. We discussed the premise of his book: the many reasons why humility is the key to succeeding in what Ed calls the “Smart Machine Age.” He has a section in the book about the importance of quieting your ego. […]
In the most basic sense, primility is keeping your pride and your humility in balance. Doing this is a challenge because in many contexts pride and humility are opposing forces. In fact, the Merriam-Webster definition of humility includes the phrase “freedom from pride.” Of course, it’s not always that simple — especially with a properly […]
John Lewis is a true American hero. He dedicated his life to improving the lives of others by giving a voice to the voiceless. His example is one that we should all be courageous enough to follow. Before he died, Lewis sent an op-ed to the New York Times to be published posthumously. The entire […]
Humility is a difficult word to define in a modern context, similar to how pride has multiple meanings.
In her book Take Pride, professor and researcher Jessica Tracy identifies two distinct types of pride — each of which has a compelling evolutionary hypothesis.