10 Thoughts on the EGO
1. Results > Ego
Those who can suppress their ego & focus solely on the end result have a massive advantage.
2. Corporations (with the help of psychoanalysis) have long used the human ego to create desire for consumer spending, materialism, & the American Dream.
3. The downfall of a lot of great men has been their ego.
The ego will blind even the best of us
4. You can channel your ego positively to drive internal competitiveness like Michael Jordan
5. People who best use their ego to their advantage are self-aware enough to understand the ego's place
6. Lots of time people feel disrespected & lash out with anger or violence because their ego has triggered an emotional response they aren't in control of without the proper self-awareness.
7. Your ego is lying to you as we all are flawed humans.
Our full potential being reached requires us to put aside our ego.
8. Usually, the smartest & wisest humans are very aware of their limitations, are humble, & not driven by their ego.
9. Humility + Power = Charisma
Usually, charismatic individuals understand how to best harness their ego to appear humble yet powerful.