Identity Game of Thrones lesson 1

Day 1 – IDENTITY: Who Are You?

There are 6 things you cannot afford to do without in life. If you missed my video on Monday the 1st of June, you can see it HERE and below to see how I explain these 6 critical things and their impact in your life. Over the next few weeks, beginning from today, I will expand further on these 6 things; using two of the most popular TV shows in recent times – Game of Thrones and When They See Us to discuss The 6 Most Transformational Life Lessons you cannot afford to do without  in life. Today, we begin with IDENTITY.

LESSON 1 from Game of Thrones (GOT) – IDENTITY

1. KNOW THYSELF!!!

2. KNOW THYSELF!!!

3. KNOW THYSELF!!!

Screamed Socrates when asked about the 3 secrets of success. In his words, until you know thyself, you cannot be thy best self.

“It’s a sad fate for a man to die too well known by everyone else but still unknown to himself” – Francis Bacon

“In other living creatures, the ignorance of themselves is nature but in man it’s a vice”- Bothius

“An unexamined life is not worth living”- Socrates

“Significance, Peace, Meaning, Fulfillment and Satisfaction are man’s Ultimate Pursuit. ONLY PURPOSE can reward man with them” – The Catalyst

In Game of Thrones, each house, great and small, have an IDENTITY represented by a Sigil/Badge often with the symbol of an animal. This Badge represented their Brand, IDENTITY and Legacy. It made an existential statement about their rights, title and inheritance. It revealed who they are, what they stand for and represent.

Their IDENTITIES are shaped by their Environment (North or South). Their Behaviour, Competencies & Capabilities and their Core Beliefs. It embodies their generational Values and Culture.

Game of Thrones – House badges

The most critical thing about IDENTITY is that it shapes people’s personal lives, enterprises, relationships and ultimately their OUTCOMES i.e who they become, relate with, marry and ultimately what they achieve in life. You need to start thinking about your IDENTITY because it gives you the right to live a worthwhile life. My question for you today is, Who are you?  I’d love to hear from you… tell me in the comments.

More tomorrow, stay tuned.

Shalom,

The Catalyst

#beTRANSFORMED

12 Comments

  • Victor Olamide July 2, 2019 Reply

    Its not audible both on youtube and here.

    • Lanre olusola July 2, 2019 Reply

      Hello Victor, Please check your device and adjust your volume. It is audible on this end. – Catalyt’s Team

  • Olubukola Olunloyo July 2, 2019 Reply

    I know myself, I am myself, I am a Queen.

  • Anayo Oluwashola July 2, 2019 Reply

    I am the light of the world,the salt of the earth, a city on the hill that cannot be hidden. I am the son of my Heavenly Father.

  • Anthony Pomtera July 2, 2019 Reply

    Thanks for the Lessons on identity, i started following you on linkedin this year and i am impressed with your portfolio, i have been trying to know myself since last year, knowing why i act the way i act and why i keep getting the same results and it has been an exciting journey, i hope to read more of this and also i hope to be part of your training programme in the nearest future.
    Keep it up

  • obinna July 2, 2019 Reply

    I am a god! Among mortal men

  • Emmanuel Kpossu July 3, 2019 Reply

    Hello, I can’t see any video or audio here pertaining to today’s topic, can someone please kindly post the link here.

  • Favour Alafin July 3, 2019 Reply

    I am unique, wise, strong and optimistic. I am loved by God and highly favoured.

  • Agu Ujunwa lovelyn July 3, 2019 Reply

    I know myself enough to know that am not as powerful as I want to be. Thanks.

  • Chijioke Durugbo July 4, 2019 Reply

    I am a Free spirit, lover of anything pure, connected to nature and drawing life from it. I am a whole being who is ascending every moment in the concious awares of a world designed and developed so beautifully and hoslistically.

    Thank you Lanre for this. Its so refreshing to read or hear from you. Cheers Sir.

  • Precious July 19, 2019 Reply

    Pls am having trouble trying to subscribe to the blog.

    • Lanre olusola July 26, 2019 Reply

      Hello Precious, please try again.

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