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...

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,”...