Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, And The Power Of Humility In Leadership

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Humility is often associated with weakness–not with strong leaders. In his new book David J. Bobb explains why that’s a mistake.

Matthew Fritz‘s insight:

Humility magnifies humanity, and is instantly recognized as a sign of strength for those who share it truthfully.  Our founding fathers were great leaders, but history all tells us they were humble…and were often reminded of their fallibility in very public, sometimes challenging, circumstances.  It was through humility they reaped the rewards of an active imagination and a clearer vision of the future.

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Matthew Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He is the Author of an instructional book entitled, “Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success” and actively blogs with other military leaders at, as well as his personal blog at He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in New Mexico.

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