why people won't admit they're wrong

Here’s Why People Won’t Admit They’re Wrong

It’s been our default mode since we were still in disposable underpants (or cloth, if that’s your thing — don’t judge me). From the time we were kidlets, if given the choice between admitting we were wrong — or had made a mistake or done something we weren’t supposed to — and doing…well…almost anything else,[…]

Lead Them Where They Want to Go

  Very few individuals, if they’re honest, enjoy going to work every day in an environment filled with distrust, political maneuvering, and so many of the other ugly things that characterize too many groups and organizations. And most folks, if you ask them, would say they wish things were different where they work. In fact,[…]

3 Ways Leaders Can Serve by Listening

Last time we hung out together, we talked about ways we sometimes don’t actually listen. Something I’ll unpack a little more at the CU Water Cooler Annual Symposium next weeks is the idea of servant leadership. With those two broad ideas in mind, we’d all probably agree that what is commonly referred to as active[…]

Fit in. Or Don’t.

You can fit in, or you can stand out. You can’t have it both ways. There are scores of people and groups out there who are more than willing to describe for you to a well-crossed T how you’re to act/look/think in any given situation or setting. Perhaps they’ve been there since you were a[…]

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