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#704 You Don’t Always Have to Be Right

Think about all of the arguments you’ve had with people. What if you simply accepted the fact that you don’t always have to be right? If you let others be right they will like you better and you will reduce conflict in your life.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Conflict resolution, Ego and Success, Make people like you, Podcasts, relationships, win people over.

#686 Lose Your Ego

Lose your ego by accepting that you are no better than anyone else. You may have more money or a higher level education than others, but that doesn’t make you better, just more fortunate…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Ego and Success, Fun, happiness, Podcasts.

#412 The Danger of Arrogance

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt The danger of arrogance is the assumption that you know better than everyone else.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in attitude, control what you can, Ego and Success, Podcasts, Respect People, success.

#153 The Egomaniac


The egomaniac believes he knows better than everyone else and has difficulty learning from others. His ego prevents him from being a life-long student.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Adjust your mindset, Ego and Success, life-long students, Podcasts.

#115 Your Vision of Success

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If you don’t take the time to discover your own version of success, your ego will do it for you. …

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Building Lasting Success, Direct Your Life, Ego and Success, Habits create success, happiness, Plan your life, Podcasts, Self improvement, Take Control of Your Life.

Lose the Ego


Harvey Mackay said, “Ego stops you from getting things done and getting people to work with you. That’s why I firmly believe that ego and success are not compatible.” The message here: If you truly want to be successful, lose the ego.

Last week I discussed a prior firm I worked for that achieved tremendous success and then fell on difficult times. When I look at the cause of their downfall, I’m convinced that it had a lot to with the tremendous egos of those at the top of the organization. That arrogance caused animosity and created powerful enemies both in and out of the organization.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Ego and Success.

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