Low Self Esteem: The Silent But Deadly Culture Killer
By Lisa M. Bryant, M.Th (Blog #4: Lifestyle, Greek Life)
“In sociology and psychology, self-esteem reflects a person’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs (for example, “I am competent”, “I am worthy”) and emotions such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame.” ( ).
A person who operates “in the spirit of low esteem” is not only dangerous to themselves but also their family, friends, fraternity/sorority. The danger they pose is not one of violence that is seen but that silent, deadly, invisible violence. Their judgement is clouded by narcissism and selfishness that can affect the very climate of the organization that they lead and make it toxic.
This unhealthy trap will prevent you from utilizing wisdom when it comes to delegating, empowering or motivating anyone on your team. Instead, that leader would rather…(CLICK HERE to Read More…)
Lisa M. Bryant, M.Th, Writer
Member of Zeta Phi Beta® Sorority, Inc.
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