CONQUERING SELF- THE #1 THING TO SUCCESS
"THE FIRST AND BEST VICTORY IS TO CONQUER SELF" - PLATO
Conquering self is the number one thing we must achieve if we must succeed in life and career.
It takes self- discipline to conquer SELF. So, what is self- discipline?
There are four definitions of self-discipline and they are:
B. Self- Control
C. Self- Denial
D. Self- Gratification
1. Self- Mastery: This is an ability to master your emotions, appetite and desire. When you lack ability to master your appetite, you become weak and unreliable.
2. Self- Control : This is an ability to control your actions, what you say, having consistent behaviour towards your goals and objectives in life.
3. Self- Denial: This is when you deny yourself of easy pleasure, and the temptation that lead people astray. This is when you determine to do things that are honest and right.
4. Delay Gratification: This is putting off short satisfaction in other to enjoy greater rewards in the long term
Putting these four fundamentals in place will go a long way in fulfillment of life and destiny