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EGO vs. EQ: How Top Leaders Beat 8 Ego Traps with Emotional Intelligence by Jen Shirkani

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Conclusion

When it comes to the ego traps, the journey is a personal one, unique to each of us. We will all struggle in different ways and have our own tendencies to regularly fall into some traps while managing to avoid others easily. The individuals you’ve met in this book certainly show us how these traps may affect us and those important to us, as well as the risks and rewards associated with the way we decide to manage ego temptations. Recall Henri, the dapper Frenchman who lost his cool when given feedback from his team (“Am I really that way? Give me an example!”) and fell into Ego Trap 1 (ignoring feedback you don’t like). Then there was Jeanine, the successful shoe store owner who hired her look-alike for the position of general manager, ...

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