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W.I.N. Wednesday: It's good for the ego.

“Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you.” 

John Wooden

It is good for the ego to surround yourself with people who will tell you how great you are.

It is good for the ego to be the smartest person in the room, or at least think you are.

It is good for the ego to only focus on the great evaluations from your presentations.

It is good for the ego to only do things you are already good at.

It is good for the ego to hang out with people who all think like you and tell you how smart you are.

It is good for the ego, and detrimental to your growth and development.

In order to grow you have to follow John Wooden's advice and surround yourself with smart people who will argue with you.

In order to grow you need people who will challenge the way you think and what you believe to be true.

In order to grow you have to pay attention to the poor evaluations and reflect on how you missed the mark for that person and what you can do differently to improve in the future.

In order to grow you need to continually strive to improve, understanding that in striving sometimes you will fail. When you do fail it is an opportunity to learn, improve and grow.

What’s Important Now? Focus on what’s good for your growth and development, instead of what is good for the ego.

Take care.

Brian Willis

www.lifesmostpowerfulquestion.com

www.winningmindtraining.com

Maximizing human potential through Life's Most Powerful Question - What's Important Now?

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