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Friday, April 22, 2011

Acting Right

12:16 PM |

Confidence is alluring. Swagger is sexy. But ego is not cute. There is a huge difference between being confident and being conceited; being self-assured and being big-headed. Everyone likes a little 'he's too cool'. But no one likes a jerk.

It's a fine line to walk, but it must be walked well. If egos get to big then nothing can get done. (Look at our government right now). Egos block critique and leave you stunted in your personal development. You'll never develop into who you could be with out being receptive to feedback; good or bad. Not only do egos stop progress from happening, it can ultimately lead to isolation. I mean if you are the greatest then what do you need everyone else for? No one wants to hang out with that.

Bottom line, everyone's ish stinks. Including yours. So check that ego! And for my artistic people, I'll leave you with this to ponder: