How Well Do You Know Yourself?

Most people claim that they have an accurate self-assessment and that they are aware of their blind spots and aware of how other people see them. Research shows this is not true.

  • The relationship between self-esteem and success was virtually non- existent.
  • People with high self-esteem are more violent and aggressive, and more likely to have relationship problems.

It’s worth looking at some scientific studies that examine the question of accurate self-assessment.

Implications for Leaders



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Ray Williams

Author/Retired Executive Coach-Helping People Live Better Lives and Serve Others