Why Being Humble Is Stupid
You might be suffering from too much humbleness.
If you haven’t accomplished anything on your own, its easy to be humble. In fact, you better be humble if other people have helped you get to where you are.
If you have accomplished a lot on your own, with very little help from others, its hard to be humble. Besides, there’s really no good reason to be. What? To make unsuccessful people feel comfortable? The same people who probably wouldn’t even support you anyway when you say you have a crazy new idea?
3 Ideas To Consider
1. Being humble is a cop-out for not admitting you’re lack of self empowerment and self-discipline.
2. Others, like me, we need people when absolutely necessary but we prefer to do it ourselves if we can. We help ourselves. We become who we need.
3. Of course you’re going to be humble if you don’t know how to do anything awesome on your own. Why is being humble a good thing?
You say: What about arrogance?
Having a big ego is the result of doing it all on your own. The way you portray your ego is up to you. Some ways are effective and other ways are not — its all perspective.
Whether you’re arrogant or not, some people think you may be a complete stuck-up when you’re really just a quiet person.
I say: What about confidence?
Confidence is this. Confidence is sharing your views with the world even if many wont agree. Confidence is courage. How do you know when someone is being confident vs being arrogant anyway?
Arrogance, by definition is: Having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one’s own importance or abilities.
What if you’re not exaggerating? What if others are just so insecure about themselves that they perceive you as arrogant in comparisons to their attitude?