What’s the greatest destroyer of leadership?
What can undermine your potential faster than anything else? What’s the number one cause of failed leaders—on personal, organizational, and even national scales? What’s the Achilles heel that disarms leaders, and makes them more vulnerable than anything else?
It’s not money. It’s not admiration. It’s not business. It’s not logistics. It’s not numbers.
The greatest destroyer of your leadership is arrogance. Pride.
Why? Because arrogance and pride say this: “I am better.” In order for you to hold this view of yourself, you have to put others down. You’ve got to demean them, disrespect them, and not honor them.
Proverbs 16:18 tells us that “Pride goes before a fall.” As leaders, we’ve got to be extra vigilant to ensure that our confidence and self-esteem doesn’t morph into arrogance. You likely have people around you that affirm, encourage, and...