Reasons to reject humility

WordPress provided a year-end statistical review of my blog for 2014. One of the most viewed posts was “Why humility is not a virtue,”...

Virtue of pride: policy of doing your best

According to conventional morality, pride is a sin. According to Aristotle, it is the crown of all virtues. Instead of pride, conventional morality holds...

“You are not that good”—why business leaders need pride, not humility

Recently I heard a successful CEO tell about an event where he was given an award for his significant accomplishments in business. When the...

Business success: a source of guilt or a source of pride?

One of the points of contention among the commentators on the U.S. presidential campaign is whether Mitt Romney’s business experience and success is an...