I tell people everywhere I go that my success began the day I started focusing on developing who I am as a person.
Eric Thomas, Greatness 21
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters
compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Words of Encouragement |
Income seldom exceeds personal development.
Inspirational Quotes |
...setting goals is essential when it comes to personal development.
Thibaut Meurisse, Goal Setting
Goal Setting Quotes |
Well, statistics show that people who continue to learn through life
are much happier than those who don’t.
Francis Brennan, Counting My Blessings
People often make a mistake in their personal development when
they focus too much on their weaknesses. As a result, they spend
all their time trying to shore up those weaknesses instead of
maximizing the strengths they possess.
John C. Maxwell, 25 Ways to Win with People
Motivational Poems |
Unless you're continually improving your skills,
you're quickly becoming irrelevant.
Daily Inspiration |
"To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity.
We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.
"Your personal development goals can lead you forward to a more
rewarding life despite challenges, pitfalls or trials. You do have a choice
and you do have the option."
Byron Pulsifer, Personal Growth
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?"
Wholesome self-esteem is cultivated by practicing skills linked to
the three building blocks of self-esteem: unconditional human worth,
unconditional love, and growth.
Glenn R. Schiraldi, The Self-Esteem Workbook
"A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates,
should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas -
a place where history comes to life."
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and
career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own
. . . formal education gets you a job, but self-education is what makes
you rich! The importance of self-education and investing in your own
is something that you won't learn about in high school or even college.
Jim Rohn, My Philosophy for Successful Living
Jim Rohn Quotes |
"Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal
growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with
wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose
The paradox of perfection is that we are perfectly imperfect. Perfect just as we are. We are not broken.
Rob Moore, Start now get perfect later
"What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside you."
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too,
can somehow become great."
"I am frequently asked by coaches what they can do to maintain
and raise their skill in their coaching work.
My answer is to practice, practice, and practice, but with
greater awareness of yourself and other people,
and to be committed to your own continuing personal development."
John Whitmore, Coaching for Performance
"Stay focused on self-direction and personal growth
and away from finger-pointing."
Active listening results in improvements in your understanding for
your loved ones, and therefore an improvement in your interpersonal
skills and relationships with friends, family, and children alike.
C Orbison, Active Listening
Poems about Life |
After all, if we want stronger arms, we train our arms, not our legs. The same should to apply to the brain: if we want a brain that functions better, surely we ought to train with crosswords, memory exercises, and other brain gymnastics?
Anders Hansen, The Real Happy Pill.
"Self-development will help you better yourself, and it'll allow you to
make way fewer mistakes, helping your business to grow and survive."
Monica Bell, Passive Income
"If someone is going down the wrong road,
he doesn't need motivation to speed him up, he needs
education to turn him around."
"Life goes by rapidly. Don't delay. Don't put it off.
Don't wait until you have some spare time. Don't wait until the time's 'right'."
"There is nothing wrong with making mistakes
and not having all the answers, so long as we are willing to
admit this and strive for personal betterment. Those who think
they know it all have no way of finding out that they don't."
"Believing in yourself, is an endless destination.
Believing you have failed, is the end of your journey."
Believe In Yourself |
"Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly
can do, he will never do all that he can."
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort,
time, and energy needed to develop yourself.
"The more connected we are to our emotions and thoughts,
the more prepared we are to experience growth and
Brett Blumenthal, 52 Small Changes for the Mind
"Behold the turtle. He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out."
James Bryant Conant
Taking Risks |
"Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down."
Top Ten Quotes |
"The greatest pleasure in life is in doing what people say you cannot do".
"If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self."
Being Yourself |
"It's never too late to be what you might have been."
"We can not become what we need to by remaining what we are."
Quotes about Overcoming |
"Fate and self-help share equally in shaping our destiny."
"There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as
they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them."
"I don't think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it.
I think if you are determined enough and willing to pay the price,
you can get it done."
"The book, the idea of a book or the image of a book,
is a symbol of learning, of transmitting knowledge.. I make my own books
to find my way through the old stories."
God help those who do not help themselves.
The process of improving self-esteem involves identifying our areas of self-defeat, investigating why we are trapped there.
Pixie Walker, Inspiration
Self Esteem |
Another big step to learning constantly was personal development
everyday, 30-60 mins in the morning without fail.
Some options are listening to Les Brown, Tony Robbins,
Zig Ziglar, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson or Eric Thomas.
Roy Williams, Self Help
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Peter F. Drucker
All human beings have the ability to transform like a caterpillar
emerging from its cocoon and taking to the sky.
This is the essence of personal development: taking information in,
becoming inspired by it and allowing yourself to be transformed and,
in turn, inspire others as well.
Jim Rohn, My Philosophy for Successful Living
Inspirational Poems |
Other people may be there to help us, teach us, guide us along
our path, but the lesson to be learned is always ours.
Success is something you attract by the person you become.
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
Helping Others |
One of the most difficult things is not to change society,
but to change yourself.
An environment of growth where information is shared, personal
development is encouraged, and discussions occur to help everyone
grow and learn.
Byron Pulsifer, Help To Surpass
None will improve your lot if you yourself do not.
Positive Attitude |
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandria
What are your own personal development goals? Every person no matter
where or whom has something in and around their life that causes
them concern or,
at the very least, pause to think how an aspect of their life
may not be exactly what they want or desire.
Catherine Pulsifer, Personal Development Goals
Inspirational Thoughts |
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men
not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea.
Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week,
if there is anything to be got by it.
Using your favorite heroes or inspirational people as encouragements and examples for personal growth is one thing; comparing yourself to those you perceive as 'lesser' or 'better' than you
is a death sentence for your advancement in your personal self-improvement.
Ian Tuhovsky, Natural Confidence Training
Encouraging Quotes |
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore,
you have the power to change anything about yourself or
your life that you want to change.
Barbara De Angelis