Is humility inefficient?


Paul exhorts believers to “…in humility count others more significant than ourselves” (Phil 2:3b). Is it applicable in all scenarios? It make sense for employees to consider their bosses more important than themselves, and for students their teachers, and for children their parents. But what about the other way round? How can a busy leader of a company consider their staffs more important than themselves or teachers their students without becoming inefficient and unfaithful to the limited time we are given daily? Is it even practical for leaders who are visionary and highly capable to consider their interns more significant than themselves?

Humility listens to others, but listening takes time. Young people lack experience and you can easily point out their errors or inadequacies. Older people used up a lot of your time telling stories of their past and are fixated with their way of doing things. How do you…

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