Do good with all your ego.
Say, “I need to make this happen.”
Say, “I have to see this done.”
Not only is this “I” permissible, it is crucial to your mission in life.
So when does ego become evil?
When it believes the I is your mission in life.
Terumah 5734:2; Torat Menachem 5752, vol. 1, p. 241; Likkutei Sichot, vol. 33,