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The Pitfalls Of Ego.

The Pitfalls Of Ego.

The need of self-awareness and self-control.

Recognizing when our ego is taking over and exercising self-control to manage it are vital. Self-awareness allows us to see the bigger picture. The other hand, self-control to manage and mitigate the negative effects of ego.

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Ryan Holiday uses a lot of historical examples and practical advice to illustrate his points in this book. The book serves as a guide for individuals at all stages of their careers to achieve their full potential by overcoming the enemy within—their own ego.

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  1. Self-Awareness: understanding of one’s emotions.
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  3. Motivation: having an intrinsic desire to achieve things.
  4. Empathy: the ability to understand emotions of other people.

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