Ego bashing has been a very popular sport for the past few years, and honestly, I find that a bit puzzling.
In my opinion, a person’s ego, when teamed up with a clear sense of purpose, is what drives to get up and get things done. People don’t get out of bed for the pleasure of it but because they are driven by their ego to achieve something that will make their life better, whatever that may be.
EGO = DRIVE
What I will concede easily, is that being too ego-centric, can be destructive. Just like anything that is TOO: too friendly, too data driven, too flexible, etc. At the end of the day, none of us work completely on our own and we sometimes need to put our own needs and desires on a back burner to enable others to succeed…because that’s what is going to make us successful too, but it doesn’t mean that we stop being driven by our own sense of purpose and our own objectives