On Nov. 7, when President-elect Joe Biden urged in his address that we “give each other a chance,” his words summoned Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address of 1865.
A growing body of research points to the importance of one personality trait – intellectual humility – and how it influences our learning, relationships and worldview.
At at time of rising hatred and nationalism, Jimmy Carter’s speech – a sermon that cautioned against excess, offers a counterexample.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is first and foremost, a spiritual leader, a man of deep prayer. This motivated his participation in supporting South Africa’s liberation struggle.
Humble CEOs may be the new prize, but they are in short supply and face distinctive challenges.
At a time when politics is showing its most divisive side, a scholar argues that embracing humility could help us deal with hidden biases.
The value of democracy needs to be restated and defended, rather than presumed. In doing so, there is value in adopting a more tempered stance, one that understands its worth but also its flaws.
In a world out of balance, one in which arrogance and unaccountability combine in a corrosive synergy, humility can offer a powerful alternative vision of how to approach democratic government.