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Branden's Six Pillars of Self Esteem
Live consciously Be self-accepting Take personal responsibility Be self assertive Live purposefully Have personal integrity.
Take personal responsibility
Take full responsibility for your decisions and actions in life's journey
Be self -assertive
Be authentic and willing to defend your beliefs when interacting with others, rather than bending to their will to be accepted or liked.
Have clear near-term and long-term goals and realistic plans for achieving them to create a sense of control over your life.
a person's belief about his or her chances of successfully accomplishing a specific task
The Big Five Personality Dimensions
Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Neuroticism/Emotional stability
Action-oriented person who shows initiative and perseveres to change things
Common trait of entrepreneurs
The ability to handle pressure and quickly bounce back from personal and career set-backs
External Locus of Control
one's life outcomes attributed to environmental factors such as luck or fate
Striving for success by developing one's self-efficacy, optimism, hope, and resiliency
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