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Self-Improvement 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know

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    If you keep learning, you will be better tomorrow than you are today, and that can do so many things for you.

    THE BETTER YOU ARE, THE MORE PEOPLE LISTEN

    If you had an interest in cooking, with whom would
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    Every new level of growth we hope to experience as leaders calls for a new level of change
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    To achieve excellence, I think you have to learn to travel light.
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    experience is not the best teacher!
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    Failure prompts a person to rethink the status quo.
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    THE BENEFITS OF ADVERSITY
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    you’re not failing, you’re probably not really moving forward.
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    The only way you can get ahead is to fail early, fail often, and fail forward.
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    Your progress is his highest reward. Strive for growth, then communicate your progress.
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    If what you did yesterday still looks big to you, you haven’t done much today.
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    “It is never too late to be what you might have become.”
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    ONDAY: Spend one hour with a devotional to develop your spiritual life.
    TUESDAY: Spend one hour listening to a leadership podcast or audio lesson.
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    t’s said that when Spanish composer-cellist Pablo Casals was in the final years of his life, a young reporter asked him, “Mr. Casals, you are ninety-five years old and the greatest cellist that ever lived. Why do you still practice six hours a day?”
    What was Casals’s answer? “Because I think I’m making progress.” That’s the kind of dedication to continual growth that you should have. The people who reach their potential, no matter what their profession or background, think in terms of improvement. If you think you can “hold your
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    If you want to grow and become the best person you can be, you’ve got to be intentional about it
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    George Eliot, “It is never too late to be what you might have become.”
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    Smith made a statement that summarizes what committing to personal growth is really all about. He said:
    Something in human nature tempts us to stay where we’re comfortable. We try to find a plateau, a resting place, where we have comfortable stress and adequate finances. Where we have comfortable associations with people, without the intimidation of meeting new people and entering strange situations.
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    Where can I use it?
    When can I use it?
    Who else needs to know it?
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    Jim Rohn urged, “Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.”
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    President Theodore Roosevelt boldly stated, “There has not yet been a person in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.”
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    MONDAY: Spend one hour with a devotional to develop your spiritual life.
    TUESDAY: Spend one hour listening to a leadership podcast or audio lesson.
    WEDNESDAY: Spend one hour filing quotes and reflecting on the content of Tuesday’s tape.
    THURSDAY: Spend one hour reading a book on leadership.
    FRIDAY: Spend half the hour reading the book and the other half filing and reflecting.
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