Shame Unmasked in the Beginning

If you ever wondered where shame came from, it’s an uncertain topic. All we know is that it’s in everyone. The bible offers an interesting glimpse at the first time a person comes face to face with shame. From there on out in the bible shame becomes fairly...
Pride vs Shame

Pride vs Shame

Is it all really about pride? Pride vs shame is a complicated question that, frankly is quite simple. I am frequently challenged to explain the difference between pride and shame; usually from people with some or extensive experience in Christianity. After eons of...
Shame, Psychology and Corporate America

Shame, Psychology and Corporate America

This picture of corporate America looks idyllic. More women than men. Mixed racially. A wide variety of ages. Everyone smiling as if they all like each other. It’s a stage being set that rarely, if ever, exists. Certainly no meeting I’ve ever been in meets the top...
Trophy Hunting: A Shame Response

Trophy Hunting: A Shame Response

I am a trophy hunter – not with a gun – but I love a good trophy and I tend to hunt for them. That desire is key for thriving in corporate America – you got to love getting the big win and the big award recognizing your greatness. Trophies have a lot of forms. Sports...