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The Elephant in the Boardroom by Edgar Papke

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Chapter 9SELF-INVENTION

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All your life you’ve been inventing who you are and the person you want to be. As the main character in your own life story, your self-concept is the expression of your life and how your experiences have shaped and guided you. In essence, all your life you’ve been evolving your self-concept: the social, physical, emotional, and spiritual perception you have of yourself. Ever since you were a young child, you’ve been receiving feedback from the world around you. You decide whether the reaction to your behavior is what you want and whether it feels good or not. You are constantly evaluating the responses you get, seeking ...

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