Bagging Groceries Taught Me Everything I Needed to Know About Being an Executive Part 15

“Common sense is not so common.” Voltaire “Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.” Colin Powell Lesson 15. Don’t let your ego overrule your common sense. My first “real” job was at Piggly Wiggly Southern®, a grocery store chain that was primarily based in Georgia in the early 80’s. This is the fifteenth in a series of posts describing the Executive Leadership lessons I learned in that first job. My favorite job