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Learning To Pause, Reflect, Allows Growth To Catch Up With You

Learning To Pause, Reflect, Allows Growth To Catch Up With You

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siQwuDe07co[/embed] From John C. Maxwell's book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, Law number four is The Law of Refection. Learning to Pause Allows Growth to Catch Up With You. "There are many different ways of growing and an infinite number of lessons to be learned in life. But there are some kinds of growth that come to us only if we are tilling to stop, pause, and allow the lesson to catch up with us. If you want to learn, you need to reflect. Ask yourself simple questions like...Read More
Growth Doesn’t Just Happen. We Choose It.

Growth Doesn’t Just Happen. We Choose It.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQelFrgTEvg[/embed] From John Maxwell's great book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, in the first chapter on The Law of Intentionality, John mentions a number of gaps that will often challenge our growth. One of the worst is The Comparison Gap more often than not leads us to not try because we believe others are above us. It is devastating to our self-esteem and can easily keep us from growing. The Expectation Gap is another self-defeating mechanism that encourages procrastination because we think it is just too hard to do...Read More
Want To Get Better, Improve? Embrace Accountability!

Want To Get Better, Improve? Embrace Accountability!

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsDq_DoqzZU[/embed] Do you have someone in your life that constantly holds you to your word? Keep them close, you're better with them in your life. It might feel like they're always pushing you to stick to your word, the truth is they probably are, but that is essential to ensure you're accountable for your choices. John Maxwell adds this important perspective toward the end of this great video: "Accountability is for the person who really wants to get better. People who really want to get better and improve welcome accountability....Read More
Character Is A Choice. We’re Not Born With It. We Decide To Have It.

Character Is A Choice. We’re Not Born With It. We Decide To Have It.

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwBrDw_GO5Y[/embed] "If we desire to grow and reach our potential, we must pay more attention to our character than to our success. We must recognize that personal growth means more than expanding our minds and adding to our skills. It means increasing our capacity as human beings. It means maintaining core integrity, even when it hurts. It means being who we should be, not just being where we want to be. It means maturing our souls." -- John C. Maxwell From John C. Maxwell's great book, The 15 Invaluable Laws...Read More
The Value Of A Good Mentor

The Value Of A Good Mentor

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcvPaCLnDNg[/embed] From John C. Maxwell's powerful book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, The Law of Modeling says that we can effectively grow through the mentorship of others who have either done what we want to do or can otherwise guide us toward our greater expansion and growth. Where do we find our mentor or mentors? John says that "most people who decide to grow personally find their first mentors in the pages of books." He adds, "that is a great place to start. For that matter, it's a great...Read More
The Law of Curiosity: Growth Is Stimulated by Asking Why?

The Law of Curiosity: Growth Is Stimulated by Asking Why?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAs4so7jGx8[/embed] From John C. Maxwell's great book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, The Law of Curiosity offers powerful insights into greater success personally and professionally through growth. "Curiosity is the primary catalyst for self-motivated learning. People who remain curious don't need to be encouraged to ask questions or explore. They just do it--all the time. And they keep doing it. They know that the trail to discovery is just as exciting as the discoveries themselves, because there are wonderful things to be learned along the way. Curiosity helps a...Read More
How To Turn Your Pain Into Gain

How To Turn Your Pain Into Gain

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIGv_7CQyKA[/embed] From John C. Maxwell's great book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, The Law of Pain may not seem on the surface as a way to grow and yet it may be one of the most powerful ways to grow. We learn from experience and that includes experiences that we may label as good or bad experiences. John reflects that "everyone has a pain file. You've got yours; I've got mine. I may not have experienced anything as traumatic as [what you have], but I've had my share of...Read More
The Law of Expansion – Growth Always Increases Your Capacity

The Law of Expansion – Growth Always Increases Your Capacity

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKZYzZJoDVI[/embed] From John C. Maxwell's book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, the Law of Expansion, I love how John writes in How to Increase Your Thinking Capacity he gives this advice: Stop thinking more work and start thinking what works. He continues, "Ask most people how they can increase their capacity and they'll tell you by working more. There's a problem with that solution. More work will not necessarily increase your capacity. More of the same usually results in more of the same, when what we actually want is...Read More
I Wish I Could Be As Good As They Are

I Wish I Could Be As Good As They Are

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsjP9Ts3qko[/embed] Comparing ourselves to others can be self-defeating, to say the least. It is certainly not healthy. Comparing ourselves to ourselves is so much more effective and healthy. Want to change? Need to change? Years ago, I was introduced to the 4 Rules For Change. They are, one, we must see the need. Number two, we must see the changes that we need to make. Number three, we must be willing. And, number four, we must be the change agent. What is it that you must change? I want to...Read More