Sounds like an Oxymoron…..doesn’t it.  Can a CEO or Leader be at the same time Humble and show Narcissism?  Some experts think this is actually a very strong combination.

It was widely known that some years ago, Steve Jobs was fired from Apple.  Then years later he was hired back.  He stated that “I’m pretty sure none of this (Iphones, Ipad, etc)  would have happened if I hadn’t been fired.  It was awful tasting medicine but I guess the patient needed it.” 

Few people would describe Jobs as humble and many feel he was a narcissist.  Perhaps he was a good combination of both traits. 

Read more about the results from a Wharton Professor at :   humble-narcissism

Hope you find it valuable.

     Steve Brody