This WordPress.com site is the bee's knees

The UPwards Leader

pride

Pride is one of the chief downfalls of many a leader.

It doesn’t take much time to look and see real examples of leaders who allowed a prideful spirit to lead them astray. CEOs and executives, politicians, pastors and deacons, judges and law enforcement officers, celebrities, and even ordinary leaders in their work or homes have been subject to an elevation of pride which not only destroys their lives and the lives of those around them, but also taints those positions for some time afterwards.

How many times have we felt a sense of betrayal from people with these titles through no fault of their own, but because of the prideful attitude of someone in a similar role?

The symptoms are subtle but can be spotted early on:

  • An unteachable spirit
  • Manipulation to gain one’s own way or agenda
  • A duplicitous life, one persona in public and another in private

View original post 478 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tag Cloud

%d bloggers like this: