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50 Ways to Be More Humble and to Act Humbly

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    1. Use the response “It’s My Pleasure” when someone thanks you for doing something.
    2. Use the response “I’d be honored” when someone asks you to help them or do something with them.
    3. Listen more than you talk
    4. Count to 3 before adding to a conversation to ensure the other person is done
    5. Be willing to follow another person in conversation even if you don’t get to talk about your idea
    6. Always offer to improve someone else’s idea and give them credit
    7. Give credit for other’s ideas that you are carrying through on
    8. Ask others for the opinion of others
    9. Ask others to join conversations and contribute
A Humble Gift
  1. It’s OK to be wrong and so admit it
  2. Admit when you don’t understand or know something
  3. Appreciate others who learn something quickly and say so
  4. Be quick to apologize when you do something wrong
  5. Study moral principles
  6. Use moral principles to guide you
  7. You are God’s creation, not your own
  8. Recognize your talents as gifts, not your own ability
  9. Know how your skills have only be developed by the help of others
  10. Share your own knowledge to pass on what you have learned
  11. Pass on thanks when you receive it to those who helped you achieve what was thanked
  12. Value other people’s time as much as your own
  13. Never equate time spent with people to a dollar value
  14. Don’t boast about your achievements, let others recognize them instead
  15. Keep your goals to yourself
  16. Help other people with their goals
  17. Realize the potential in others
  18. Know that timing is everything and everyone excels at different times in life
  19. Being the 1st follower is often the best way to lead
  20. Since winning isn’t everything, you don’t have to win
  21. Recognize that you have faults
  22. Remember you are a sinner (in other words, you are no better or worse than anyone else)
  23. Ignore first impressions of people
  24. Give others the benefit of the doubt
  25. Provide positive and encouraging feedback instead of criticism
  26. Make a choice to act more humbly
  27. Practice at least one humble act each day
  28. Be grateful for successes without boasting about them
  29. Know how to accept praise with a simple thank you, don’t elaborate on it or talk more about it
  30. Recognize the individualism of others and yourself, there is no need to conform
  31. Share your core values and live them accordingly regardless of the circumstances
  32. Prioritize things in your life and rate your actions on whether to followed that priority or not
  33. Rate other people as first, be less significant
  34. Forgive those who wrong you and move on without revenge or lashing back
  35. Serve others and not yourself first
  36. Seek wisdom, which is knowledge of what is true coupled with just judgment of action
  37. Recognize and know that you know little and there is always more to learn
  38. Avoid explosive reactions, and subside any aggression
  39. Accept new ideas and change, not being stuck on what you knew before
  40. Teach all that you can for the benefit of others
  41. Learn from and model the life of the most humble teachers in history (Jesus, Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Buddha, etc)

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