TITLE

Don't Let Ego Win: Avoid going to the dark side

AUTHOR(S)
Freed, Jann E.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2013, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides insights for leaders on understanding ego development as a key component of leadership development. A leader is defined as a person in a position to influence the lives of others, such as a parent, a coach or a boss. The author offers tips on how leaders can overcome negative behaviors and control the ego so it does not control them.
ACCESSION #
92510832

 

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