Ego. Defined in psychoanalysis as "the part of the mind that mediates between the conscious and the unconscious and is responsible for reality testing and a sense of personal identity". It can be our worst enemy or our greatest strength and often times we need to consciously keep it in check.
Success Magazine asked 6 entrepreneurs how they keep their ego in check. Everything from setting lofty goals to standing behind your ideas came into play. Here's what our founder, Linden Schaffer had to say: "By reminding myself of the impermanence of it all. It is important to stop and celebrate the victories as well as stop and examine the failures. Neither is permanent and both make you a better person."
Read the full article in the March 2017 issue of Success Magazine.