Pride is one of the most dangerous threats to entrepreneurs and business owners. There are strategies and practices that can be used to be better equipped to fight against pride and to overcome it.
Pride is one of the most dangerous threats to entrepreneurs and business owners. Pride is a cancer that destroys businesses, marriages, even nations. C.S. Lewis wrote in 'Mere Christianity' that pride is the utmost evil, and that it leads to every other vice. Pride, arrogance, self-conceit, are chief causes of many miseries that we face today. Many nasty business divorces happen because of pride. Entrepreneurs many times lose family and business relationships when pride isn't dealt with. As a business leader, if you want to make your life a lot healthier, you will learn how to identify and overcome the issue of pride in your life. This isn't always an easy task, as it can be a daily struggle, but there are strategies and practices that can be used to be better equipped to fight against pride and overcome it.
The Bible says in Proverbs 16:18, "Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall."
C.S. Lewis calls pride the utmost evil in his book "Mere Christianity."
Richard E. Simmons III writes a lot about different types of pride including hidden pride in his book "The Power of a Humble Life."