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Whether it’s emotional, philosophical, interpersonal, or professional growth, people are not growing at the same pace.
Some people move light years if you don't talk to them for a couple of months, and others have stayed more or less the same for 3, 4, 5 years or longer.
By staying challenged you do not slip into the dangerous comfort zone. You can stay challenged by:
This makes your brain cells work in creative ways for you to figure out new things and how to incorporate them into your life.
Typical, run-of-the-mill bosses cannot be a good guide or teacher. You have to work towards finding your Mentor.
A CEO of a big company is not going to come and chat with you in your cubicle about how you can get to where they are now. It's your job to seek them out.
It is very easy to slouch around and enjoy life, forgetting about your health and future, but it is your job to moderate yourself, use your willpower and minimize any indulgence that can harm you.
Taking breaks and relaxing should enhance our lives, not fracture it.
Fear holds us back. We don't ask for a raise in fear of losing our job. We don't have a tough conversation due to fear of conflict. The culprit is our fear of failure.
Once we get comfortable with failing, and use it as a learning experience, we can deal with life and grow exponentially.
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This stimulates your social skills to grow.
You learn how to talk with all sorts of people and to keep conversations flowing. You also get better at cues, and you become more skilled at navigating complex social situations.
You need to push to the outer limits of your current ability, and then follow that hard work with appropriate recovery time.
This is how you grow your mind and get better at any skill....
The best athletes and entrepreneurs aren’t focused on being the best; they’re focused on constant self-improvement.
Concentrating on the process is best for both performance and mental health. It lifts off your shoulders a huge burden, so you can concentrate on the things you can control.
Knowledge is always evolving and advancing — if you want to evolve and advance with it, you need to keep an open mind.
And to keep an open mind, leave your ego at the door.
Life is best lived with drive and clarity. Our goals provide us with a navigating compass, helping us decide where to put our precious resources like time and money.
Having a life plan makes one get past the distractions and focus on what matters.Set aside an hour to do this planning exercise:
Looking through the most important goals, find the common thread and draft a plan of action for your life, a compelling Mission Statement, taking as much time as you want. Let it sit there for a few days and do not think about it.
Review the statement after a few days, see if it carries the magic that can be a guiding torch of your life, making any changes if required.