Personal Development

If you are working on your personal development plan, the advice found here will be extremely helpful. Leading self improvement experts share their personal growth strategies. Remember that the key to making the ideas you learn work is applying what you learn.

The Blueprint for Lifelong Personal Growth: Unlocking Success at Every Stage of Your Life

Personal growth is a lifelong journey, a continuous process of self-discovery, improvement, and adaptation.

It’s about unlocking your true potential and achieving success at every stage of life.

In this article, we’ll explore a practical blueprint for lifelong personal growth, focusing on key aspects that contribute to success and fulfillment.

Foundation for Personal Growth

Let’s start with the foundation – self-awareness. Knowing yourself is the cornerstone of personal growth.

Take a moment to understand your strengths and weaknesses, identify your core values, and develop emotional intelligence.

How to Find Your Authentic Self

Becoming authentic is a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. It involves being true to yourself, expressing your thoughts and feelings honestly, and living in accordance with your values, beliefs, and personality. An authentic person is genuine, honest, and transparent, and they do not feel the need to pretend to be someone that they are not in order to impress or gain the approval of others.

Authenticity involves being comfortable with who you are, embracing your strengths and weaknesses, and not feeling the need to conform to societal expectations or cultural norms. It also means being accountable for your actions, admitting when you make mistakes, and taking responsibility for your own well-being.

Three Keys to Leaving a Lasting Impact

The Quest for Impact

Chris Widener - Motivational Speaker and AuthorI believe that everybody wants to have an impact in their life. Yes, there will be some who during their time in life here will lose vision for what their life could become, but most people are focused on what they can accomplish in their time here on earth.

You could say that eternity is in our hearts. It is within men and women to want to make their life matter. The irony being that everyone knows that their time will eventually be up. It’s your ambition and what you’re best at set against the futility of knowing that no matter what you do, you will eventually stop doing it.

Loneliness Is Tremendous by Charlie Tremendous Jones

Charlie Tremendous Jones - inspirational author and speakerLeadership begins with loneliness. What is leadership, what does a leader do? A leader is simply one who goes ahead, one who sets the pace, paves the way.

I think it needs to be said too, that any company, church, community or agency must have at least one courageous person who is willing, I said willing, not able. There are many who are not willing, and others who could do the job better, if they would.

Many never arrive simply because they really never get started. Once you decide to set the pace and move ahead, you discover why many refuse to pay the price of leadership.

Character Development – How to be a Class Act

Zig Ziglar - author and speakerFrom time to time someone gives another individual the ultimate compliment by saying, “You are a ‘class act,'” or by describing a specific behavior by saying, “That’s class.” From time to time a master of ceremonies will introduce an individual by saying, “If you go to the dictionary and look up the word ‘class,’ you will see a picture of your speaker this evening.”

A person with class is an individual of integrity, someone you would love to have as a parent or child, a friend or a neighbor, a mentor or an advisor. In short, class identifies a person who is “top drawer,” one who goes the extra mile by being gracious to everyone who courteously serves them.

The Value of Intuitive Insights By John Harricharan

John Harricharan - authorIt was not too long ago that all we knew of successful business persons was that they worked hard, were very bright and efficient. Hardly did anyone use the words “intuition” and “business” in the same conversation. Gut feelings and marketing seemed to be worlds apart with the divine injunction that “never the twain shall meet.” Yet, most recent studies are showing that perhaps we’ve been missing something.

Happiness is Yours for the Taking By Chris Widener

Chris Widener - motivational speaker and authorHappiness. The pursuit of so many. In fact, we are known in America as those who live for “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” But so many seem without happiness. Why is this? Is happiness truly elusive or do we simply not know how to take hold of it? It is my contention that happiness is yours for the taking. That is, anyone can be happy if the choose to be… and if they know how to get it.

3 Steps to Reaching Every Goal

Having goals in our lives is important. For some, merely creating goals brings about a positive change.

When you make a goal, you are creating an exciting challenge for yourself. To make sure you meet that challenge with the right tools, you will need to do three things.


The first step is to write your goal down on paper. This may seem like a simple step, but it makes your goal visible and tangible. Get out a clean sheet of paper, and write your goal down in clear words.

7 Ways to Get More Done By Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon, Author and inspirational speakerMy wife and I have an inside joke… I tell her about various authors in my field such as Wayne Dyer who go on writing retreats for a month or two at a time to write a new book.

I’ll say jokingly, “If Wayne did it with a family maybe I could too.” She responds just as I would expect. “You can go on a writing retreat but we may not be here when you get back.”

The fact is there is no way I could go or would want to go on a writing retreat even if she was ok with it.

The Lundy-Smiths By Zig Ziglar

Zig ZiglarThe Lundy-Smiths are a remarkable family from inner-city New Orleans. Susie Mae Lundy and husband, Willie J. Smith, a Baptist pastor, raised nine successful children. According to FORTUNE magazine, the parents set an entrepreneurial example built around commitment, faith and hard work. Each child grew up with assigned responsibilities. By age five the six boys were expected to hose down and sweep the driveway of the family’s Exxon gas station and auto repair shop.

Larry Lundy, owner of 31 Pizza Hut outlets, says they knew that what the family ate at the end of the day was contingent upon what they did during the day. That kind of motivation is pretty easy to understand–and can be very effective.

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