What is Personal Development?

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I'm 17. So, I'm still young and learning so many things as I grow older. I do strive to be more developed and so I agree with this post. Sometimes though, I fail at learning from other's mistakes. I end up going through the same mistake, but I guess that's life sometimes. Luckily, I've met a few people who's helped in my growth. Especially my parents, they've helped me the most.
I love that your parents have helped you, it is not often this is shared, or experienced and especially expressed. Awesome.
 
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Some of you may wonder what is meant by "personal development". Personal development is also referred to as "self improvement", "personal growth", or "self help" however I like this term the best. Personal Development is simply about improving yourself in whatever areas you'd like, which typically means improving or changing skills, attitudes, or beliefs that will help lead to the desired effect. That desired effect could vary, maybe it's just to be more happy, or maybe to make more money, to save or create a relationship, or even get over a fear such as public speaking. If you're one to feel you are already perfect in all ways then this is not for you, however most of us will admit we have room to better ourselves. Some arrive at an interest in personal development only after they get so frustrated with their current situation that they truly open their mind to change.

So why would we listen to someone else for advice? A favorite author/speaker of mine named Brian Tracy said it well: "No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals".

The last thing I'll say about personal development is that it crosses the entire world, all cultures and all religions. We all have the ability and the desire (most of us) to improve, and that can be as simple as learning to communicate more effectively, or more complicated such as learning the techniques of writing well or speaking effectively in front of others.

I welcome your thoughts on this subject, do you strive to better yourself? Have you always been that way or did something trigger it during the course of your life?

identity advancement is an arrangement of techniques which, whenever done appropriately, would enable us to achieve achievement and bliss.
 
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I welcome your thoughts on this subject, do you strive to better yourself? Have you always been that way or did something trigger it during the course of your life?
I had a really good English teacher when I was younger that started a series of epiphanies for me.

I realized that every action matters: whether it be a sad moment or a happy victory. Once I realized that, I found out that I was thinking in a fixed mindset way -- like I was who I was and I could not change or grow. I realized that with each failure and success, I could learn from it and grow.

That led me to believe I can shape myself to become who I need or want to become. I wrote about this process in detail over on my blog if you'd like a more detailed explanation of the above: https://greatworksinprogress.com/growth-by-steps/[/QUOTE]
 
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Some of you may wonder what is meant by "personal development". Personal development is also referred to as "self improvement", "personal growth", or "self help" however I like this term the best. Personal Development is simply about improving yourself in whatever areas you'd like, which typically means improving or changing skills, attitudes, or beliefs that will help lead to the desired effect. That desired effect could vary, maybe it's just to be more happy, or maybe to make more money, to save or create a relationship, or even get over a fear such as public speaking. If you're one to feel you are already perfect in all ways then this is not for you, however most of us will admit we have room to better ourselves. Some arrive at an interest in personal development only after they get so frustrated with their current situation that they truly open their mind to change.

So why would we listen to someone else for advice? A favorite author/speaker of mine named Brian Tracy said it well: "No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals".

The last thing I'll say about personal development is that it crosses the entire world, all cultures and all religions. We all have the ability and the desire (most of us) to improve, and that can be as simple as learning to communicate more effectively, or more complicated such as learning the techniques of writing well or speaking effectively in front of others.

I welcome your thoughts on this subject, do you strive to better yourself? Have you always been that way or did something trigger it during the course of your life?
Great post! I agree. I think improving ourselves is the one thing we have in common even though we might have different things we want to be and experience.
 
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PERSONAL DEV- sadly... many like myself were brainwashed by parents, family and friends and teachers to believe thatGetting an educationVia diplomaAnd certificate would guaranteeOur future successBut we didn't realize that our teachers themselves were unsuccessfulI in the entrepreneurial sense And just used teaching As a way of supporting themselves But still We believeThat getting diplomas And graduate diplomas And then landing that coveted job in a big firm Would guarantee our future wealth And security And success. Unfortunately The only ones who are really successful Are the ones who were thinking out of this box But instead made their own way And did not follow the traditional way.You only need to look at such individuals asSteve jobs And Other innovators Who instead Trusted their own instincts And did not rely on conventional Educational thinking. They Had to be very innovative In their own education And develop their own unique systems Of being truly successful.The ones who got the hired with diplomas From Ivy League schools for example's Are merely employees Of the ones who are truly innovative And thus are financially independent. The ones who just got their diplomas And expensive university education Are just simply working for the successful ones.I found this out the hard way And after earning my bachelors of science diploma and my medical diploma And working as a doctor. I soon realizedThat I was just a nicely trained slave Working for others and making others more rich. Now I am disillusioned about our educational system And I'm trying to make my own way To my financial freedom And trying to stop being a slave To the 9 to 5 and Monday through Friday routine and Now I am planningTo make my future On my terms and not on my bosses terms.
Sadly further ive come to realize that a JOB is short for' JUST OVER BROKE' and the word BOSS is short for 'BIG EGOED OFTEN CONFUSED s**t FOR BRAINS SHOE LICKER'. Its sad to realize that its hard finding a great boss and great job , never mind about job security!! RIC KEALOHA aka HIPPOQAK
 
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FURTHER . PERSONAL DEV is the ability to be truly honest with yourself and no bullshit, to see what you dont like and take major steps to change them via step by step , daily goals a, monthly goals in creating the best version of yourself- mentally and physically.
i.e:
yoga, meditation, running, fasting, whole foods and no junk food, no gmo food, no pharma drugs but only natural meds, Tony Robbins, Tai Lopez 57 steps program, Napoleon Hill, Warren Buffet, Tom Bilyeu's Impact theory on youtube, Gary Veynarchuk's Crushing It, Dr Gabriel Cousens, Rich Roll and Casey Neistat
These ppl have reprogrammed my mindset and removed mostly now my middle class slave mentality
 
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One thing you need to remember is that personal development is a lifelong endeavor. Not something simply gained overnight. It is about evaluating yourself and re-evaluating yourself on the improvements you have made. There is a great article about Maslows theory on Self Actualisation. It basically goes through a chain of who we are and what we need in life to truly be happy and content. Every person has limitless room for personal growth and we will or should be continuing to improve ourselves all of our lives.
 
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"No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals".
I love Brain Tracy, and this quote is amazing! Thanks for sharing this!
 
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Some of you may wonder what is meant by "personal development". Personal development is also referred to as "self improvement", "personal growth", or "self help" however I like this term the best. Personal Development is simply about improving yourself in whatever areas you'd like, which typically means improving or changing skills, attitudes, or beliefs that will help lead to the desired effect. That desired effect could vary, maybe it's just to be more happy, or maybe to make more money, to save or create a relationship, or even get over a fear such as public speaking. If you're one to feel you are already perfect in all ways then this is not for you, however most of us will admit we have room to better ourselves. Some arrive at an interest in personal development only after they get so frustrated with their current situation that they truly open their mind to change.

So why would we listen to someone else for advice? A favorite author/speaker of mine named Brian Tracy said it well: "No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals".

The last thing I'll say about personal development is that it crosses the entire world, all cultures and all religions. We all have the ability and the desire (most of us) to improve, and that can be as simple as learning to communicate more effectively, or more complicated such as learning the techniques of writing well or speaking effectively in front of others.

I welcome your thoughts on this subject, do you strive to better yourself? Have you always been that way or did something trigger it during the course of your life?
 
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Some people in our office dress well, some talk well, some carry themselves well, but you just get jobs done well. Congratulations.

Not a single effort of yours will go in vain. You will be rewarded for your pain. Your hard work will bring you a lot of gains. Well done.

When others are busy making the plan you are the one who has done. Your good work deserves the heartiest appreciation. Keep it up and congratulation for a job well done!
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