today’s blog, take one:
Yesterday, while reading a very insightful blog post, two things were striking:
1) The post had very valuable ideas for all of us who teach and lead.
2) The writer of the blog consistently used his own successes to make his points, and used the words “me”, “myself”, and “I” quite liberally.
Using those words – AND using himself as the best example of the practices he was promoting – was quite distracting from the content. He damaged his credibility with all the self-reference and bragging.
Read moreThings successful leaders avoid saying (Part 1)