The Humble Narcissist

Strong-minded individuals need to not only have intelligence, but also compassion.

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Humility Above All Else

I was recently reminded of another lesson I learned as a young monk: don’t be a pill. It’s one thing to go through reactions and emotions, but entirely another to involve someone else. If we are good at what we do, then it should stand on its own and not need a defense. All too often, however, a person with good intentions will strongly react to a situation because of a lack of skill and the inability to see or admit it.

Three Questions To Be Sure

In a situation where we might need to jump out of rank and defend our opinion but just aren’t sure, ask yourself these three questions:

  1. Is property or equipment going to be damaged?
  2. Is a lot of money going to be wasted?

The Humble Narcissist

Strong-minded individuals need to not only have intelligence, but also compassion. We may see another way to move forward or excel, and we might even be able to have a solution that the team needs — but it will fall on deaf ears and be ill-received if eloquence and grace are not combined with passion. Be patient knowing that everyone can have a good idea, and remember that the synergy of energy, spontaneity, creativity, and compassion combined with an entire team turns your network into an empire.

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