In Net Working Marketing, as with all specialised fields, personal development is a MUST, if you are to become a leader within this Industry. Before money, comes personal development. If you read autobiographies of all successful people, you will discover that they started by developing their skills and educating their minds to think in a different way.
Great achievers see personal development programs not as a cost but as an investment whose goal is to increase productivity, innovation and quality. I know from personal experience that I need to keep improving my knowledge and skills if I am to become more.
Relish the quotations below and get motivated to continue to improve yourself.
Do not scatter your powers. Engage in one kind of business only and stick to it faithfully until you succeed, or until your experience shows that you should abandon it. A constant hammering on one nail will generally drive it home at last, so that it can be clinched. When a man’s undivided attention is centered on one object, his mind will constantly be suggesting improvements of Value, which would escape him if his brain was occupied by a dozen different subjects at once. – Barnum and Bailey
I’m always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. – Pablo Picasso
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your self. – Aldous Huxley
The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. – John Ruskin
Self Worth: The story goes that Picasso was sitting at a cafe enjoying the summer morning sun, when a lady came up to him and asked him to sketch a potrait of her. “Oui Madam”‘ he replied, reaching for his drawing book. Within a matter of minutes he had finished the rendition of his subject, and turning the page to show her, scribbled his price for the potrait on a napkin. She exploded! “You must be crazy, asking that much! It took you 3 minutes to draw my potrait! “Yes Madam” Picasso replied in a slow drawl, “but it took me 40 years to learn how.”
An old man said to his grandson, “Boy, I have two tigers caged within me. One is love and compassion. The other is fear and anger”. The young boy asked, “Which one will win, grand father?” ‘The old man replied, “The one I feed”. – Indian tale
If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life. – Abraham H. Maslow
If you want more, you have to require more from yourself. – Dr Phil
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. – Aristotle
Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth. – Jim Rohn
He who would govern others, first should be master of himself. – Philip Massinger
The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. This is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to reap without apology if the amounts are big. – Jim Rohn