Ego is a good «thing» but is can also become a cost if it becomes too big!
HUMILITY, CURIOSITY AND VERACITY are the three keys to a Healthy Ego.
Approaching the year end and just before a new decade I think it is the appropriate time for all of us to check ourselves and be honest with the degree of our ego.
Brushman identified 10 signs of Ego and I mention some of them hereunder:
Hearing but not Listening.
Meetings go longer than necessary.
Fear of making mistakes or admitting them.
I totally agree with him that it is up to us to manage our egos: conversation by conversation, project by project, meeting by meeting.
2010 is in front of us let’s start with the correct amount of ego. It will be good for all of us.