Self-Esteem (Self-Motivation)

FOR MOST INDIVIDUALS READING THIS BOOK, SELF-ESTEEM IS THE most important issue. When speaking to bright college students at top-tier universities who will be future leaders, I point out that if they fail it will not be because they are not smart enough or well-educated enough to be successful, but almost certainly because of a subconscious self-esteem issue that causes them to act in a self-destructive and/or organizationally destructive manner.

In addition, real self-esteem is the foundation for happiness, and happiness is the goal of life. Hard-work happiness is the Aristotelian sense of a life well lived—flourishing. ...

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