4Develop Your Self-Awareness

I have often thought that the best way to define a man's character would be to seek out the particular mental or moral attitude in which, when it came upon him, he felt himself most deeply and intensively active and alive. At such moments, there is a voice inside which speaks and says, “This is the real me.”

William James, Letters of William James

We have placed self-awareness at the center of the True North compass because everything turns on it. A compass needle orients itself to Earth's magnetic field. To do so, it pivots on the fixed point of a tiny fulcrum. Self-awareness is the pivot point upon which all development depends. Without self-awareness there is nothing to anchor your journey, no way to orient ...

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