How do you get better at what you do? How do you improve your skill set? How do you gain more depth and wisdom as a person? How do you gain insight? How do you overcome obstacles? How do you work harder?
Answer, you must become an intentional learner.
Personal development or personal growth doesn’t just happen!
If you are not comfortable with yourself, you cannot be comfortable with others! If you do not believe in yourself, you will sabotage relationships.
John Maxwell teaches in “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” a concept called the Law of the Lid. It simply states, “Leadership ability determines a person’s level of effectiveness.” Here is what that means: no matter how hard you work, or how big you dream, you can only go so far professionally if you are a poor leader, or if you have a poor self-image. Continue reading “4 Ways To Grow Your Business and Your Self Image”→
How are you when it comes to crunch time on your team? Do you want the ball, or would you rather it was in someone else’s hands? If there are more talented and effective catalysts on your team, then you should not want to be the go-to-player in a pinch. In those cases, the best thing you can do is get an “assist” by helping to put those people into position to benefit the team. But if you avoid the spotlight because you are afraid or because you haven’t worked as hard as you should to improve yourself, then you need to change your mind-set.