There are several things that can derail you in your life. However, one stands out above all the rest in derailing careers and lives – pride. As Proverbs 16:18 states, “Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.”
If you want to read some real life, high profile failures of CEO’s of large companies brought about by pride – read the book Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership.
So, resist pride – walk in humility if you truly want to impact others and the world around you. Otherwise, you may find yourself sitting on the sidelines.