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MAKE or BREAK


“Your ego will either make or break you…

MAKE = egoLESS

BREAK = egoFULL”

- Jared Yellin


I absolutely despise ego…


I have zero tolerance for it…

I see no reason to hold onto it…

And I am certain that people with the most significant ego are suffering from deep levels of insecurity, pain, and debilitating self worth…


And yet…


They pound their chest with a facade of success…

They often bring others down to lift themselves up…

They must get credit even if it will eventually lead to their demise…


I’m fascinated and disturbed by all of this…


And maybe the reason why EGO sits sooo poorly with me is because I have NONE!


I want zero credit…

I don’t need any fame…

I love helping others WIN…


And I don’t need you to celebrate me for NOT having ego…


Rather, I want to challenge you to see if there’s any place in your life where EGO resides and then make a choice…


Because…


Your ego will either make or break you…

MAKE = egoLESS

BREAK = egoFULL


I am certain that it’s impossible to be a meaningful and impactful leader if you NEED ego…


We see this all of the time in sports, business, politics, religion, etc.


The NEED to be right…

The NEED to be the center of attention…

The NEED to WIN regardless of who loses…


And in the process, these “leaders” with EGO have more people who…


Want to see them lose…

Want to see them crash…

Want to see them fall short…


So, here’s my formula to help you…


1 - Identify where your EGO exists


  • Your relationship

  • Your career

  • Your family

  • Your religion/spirituality

  • Your friends

  • Etc


2 - Ask someone who is impacted by your EGO in the area(s) above, the following question (first preface that they can be 1000% honest with you) - How is my ego positively or negatively impacting our dynamic?


3 - Have enough self-worth to LISTEN and NOT to defend whatever they say - instead - DROP your ego and then reassess Step 1 and Step 2.


Now, you might be wondering - what does it mean to DROP your ego?


Here’s my egoLESS checklist:


-The NEED to be heard

-The NEED to WIN

-The NEED to be right

-The NEED to be seen

-The NEED to put others down to lift yourself up

-The NEED to not really listen

-The NEED to talk, not walk your talk

-The NEED for credit

-The NEED for fame


Dropping your EGO means that you eliminate any or all of these NEEDS and do the opposite…


-Let others speak

-Let others WIN

-Let others be right

-Let others get attention

-Let others be lifted up

-Let others be heard by you

-Let others see you as an example (the good, the bad, and the ugly)

-Let others get credit

-Let others experience fame


I understand…


This is like breaking an addiction and it will be EXTREMELY hard, but it will also be EXTREMELY worth it because any area where you deploy the egoLESS checklist will become an area where…


-WIN WIN exists

-People will galvanize energy around you because they feel like you are doing the same for them

-You will experience what REAL leadership is about and REAL impact is made of


And if you feel rattled by this message…


It means your EGO is rearing its ugly head….


So follow the steps - deploy the checklist - and eliminate your EGO because I promise it’s holding you back from what’s possible...


Live with Intention,