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October 4, 2019

The Ancient Greeks had a word for it - 'hybris'. The outcome invariably was tragedy.  This recent item from CNN on impeachment proceedings speculates on whether history might be finally catching-up with Donald Trump.

April 4, 2019

According to Angela Merkel’s authorized biographer Stefan Kornelius writing in Süddeutsche Zeitung , when the dust eventually settles one of the big stories of Brexit will be the ‘self-overestimation' which led to 'collapse of political authority, dilettantism, ta...

January 18, 2019

Lord David Owen wrote recently that he has been pursuing the matter of hubris on the part of leaders in politics and business for the past 15 years. ‘Whose Hubris?’ poses the question as to how much progress has been made in our level of understanding of this phenomeno...

November 23, 2018

After their article earlier this week highlighting Carlos Ghosn’s hubris FT reported yesterday that Nissan’s board has voted to oust him following allegations of financial impropriety.

November 20, 2018

Nissan’s long-serving boss Carlos Ghosn arrested by Tokyo prosecutors on Monday after a whistle-blower complaint uncovered numerous “significant acts of misconduct”.  Troubling questions for leadership and governance, not to mention morals, at Nissan, Renault and Mitsu...

November 19, 2018

How hubris wreaks havoc, and what to do about it.

Last few places remaining on 'The Hubris Forum' at Surrey Business School, 5th December 1pm-5pm.  Book your place now:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/events/20181205-hubris-forum #hubris #leadership #Trump

October 29, 2018

In an insightful analysis in The Sunday Times Lord David Owen describes President Trump as floating above us all on a  'double bubble' of narcissism and hubris.

October 28, 2018

Just about everything about Donald Trump and his history is hubristic even down to something as seemingly trivial as the way he uses his cell phone, so says the Washington Post  - but as this article points out, recklessness and arrogance in how a President c...

October 17, 2018

Check-out your 'humility quotient' in this article in the Wall Street Journal (courtesy of Hogan Assessment Systems)

October 17, 2018

Wall Street Journal claims that humility is a leader character strength that can immunise organizations against hubris

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