Truly Safe


“Don’t ever leave your house without Jesus,” I remember Didier telling me as we sat in a taxi.

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Humility? Forget About It


When I think of humility, my mind immediately goes to figures like Mother Teresa, Ghandi or even Nelson Mandela. It has got to be one of those intangible traits I admire every time it’s exhibited by a leader.

Mother Teresa in a Calcutta orphanage, 1979. Bettmann / Corbis

But what is it really? And how do we get it?

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When a Leader Repents


Repentance is a regular day at office for the humble leader. Granted it’s not an easy day. It’s downright hard for leaders (especially me) to admit they are wrong.

It’s even harder for them (especially me, again) to ask for forgiveness. Continue reading