Self-esteem is often regarded as the person’s assessment of his own value. It makes or breaks success either suffer from the lack or excess of it (Adler & Stewart, 2004). High self-esteem is usually seen in relation to good leadership, though good leadership does not necessitate a horde of followers. As Plato once said, “The first and best victory is to conquer self” (cited in LeadershipNow, 1996-2009). A person who cannot lead himself cannot lead others. This would deal with his credibility and social contribution a hard blow. Self-leadership should come first before attempts to lead others. Its main point is to enhance the quality of life of human persons (Leadership With You, n.d.). Individuals are therefore challenged to employ strategies that can boost their self-awareness and self-esteem. By such means, they can establish meaningful lives, become better agents of change and better represent the lowly. Accordingly, this essay attempts to identify self-esteem strategies helpful to self-leadership but is limited to psychological, management, and social paradigms. This essay also evaluates the effectiveness of the aforesaid strategies and scrutinizes strategy implications on human resource practices.