Personal Freedom Begins in Your Mind

You might be surprised to learn that the biggest obstacle to your personal freedom is right between your ears. A negative mindset is the biggest block to freedom. Your personal freedom begins in your mind. There are so many parts of your life you cannot control, from the need to earn a living to finding …

3 Truths About Reclaiming Confidence You Need to Know Right Now

Not everyone is going to get it right. Sadly, there’s always someone quick to point out when you’re getting it wrong. It’s when you come under fire that you lose confidence quickly. To get past this kind of blow and to reclaiming confidence, you need to understand these simple truths: Not Everyone Has It Right. …

3 Myths About Being a Humble Leader

Poor humble. It has gained such a bad rap in our current culture. We call people humble, almost as if it is the same as saying “bless her/his heart.” A backhanded compliment meant to put someone down nicely. However, the word humble is anything but that. Above all, leaders don’t need to be aggressive, egotistical, …

5 Habits of Humble People

Being humble is hard. Not because you have to give up things or let yourself be walked over. Practicing humility is difficult because it takes hard work to put effort into areas of your life you might have overlooked before, or that society in general overlooks. No one wants to be the person swimming against …

5 Clues You are Genuinely a Humble Person

Living in a world of social media influencers and reality TV has led many to use the words humble and humility with a negative connotation. Self-deprecating comments referring to humble individuals as if they are underprivileged, meek, or lowly. However, those that genuinely led a humble life are, in fact, none of these things. If …

6 Ways to Be Humble at Work While Still Getting Your Due

Being humble isn’t always easy. Sometimes you want to brag your butt off about how hard you worked. Sometimes you want to back slowly away from compliments. Walking the file line of humility at work is doubly difficult when you want to receive the accolades and positive evaluations from your hard work. So, how can …

6 Ways to Use Humility to Become a Better Leader

Charismatic. Confident. Respected. Honorable. These are traits that we regularly assign to what is idealized as a great leader. While these traits are great to have in a leader, any person who has ever been “managed” can tell you that there is a lot more that goes into it. Humility might just be one of …

8 Reasons You Should Show More Humility

Confused for weakness, humility is not something that individuals regularly seek to have more of. However, to show more humility is not something that you simply project outward. Humility, when embodied and practiced, is a trait that will allow you to be a more authentic and present person to those around you for the following …

Humility: The Missing Ingredient to Your Success

Walk into any bookstore, and you will find a plethora of books on achieving success. In these books, you will find lists of traits, plans to follow, and examples of prosperous individuals. However, success isn’t always something you can merely learn in a book. Doing well in life comes with hard work, practice, and the …

Humility – 4 Ways it Makes Your Life Easier

Life looks easier for some. They seem to move calmly through their days, are willingly assisted by others, and are positive leaders who have loyal followers. There is most likely a multitude of reasons behind why these individuals may have an easier life. However, we would like to suggest that it starts by developing quiet …

Humility – 3 Things it is Not

Humility is defined as freedom from pride or arrogance: the qualify or state of being humble. What we think humility is: self-deprecating comments that make others laugh and like us, denying our own self and/or beliefs to make others feel more comfortable, hiding because we aren’t yet good enough. Humility is none of those things. …

This is what Being Humble Really Means

Being humble is both an acceptance of your shortcomings, and an understanding of what you have to offer the world, just as you are right now. A person can be both humble of the gifts they have to offer, and still, extend them. A person can also be humble and kind. Hiding your gifts is not the same thing as humility.