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On Personal Development and Self Improvement
Improvement is the key to success.
Every morning when you wake up, you can — and should — embrace the notion that there is
something about you, your life, your business, or the way that you carry yourself that could
stand to be improved.
Every day requires dedication, discipline, good judgment, energy — and the feeling that there’s
something about yourself that you can make better. Each day offers an opportunity for
improvement; and each moment serves as an opportunity to advance or to retreat in the
pursuit of your goals.
Personal development is a lifelong pursuit, because life is a work-in-progress. You never totally
arrive; there is always some polishing to do, some knowledge to gain, and a love to deepen.
Self-development ends only when we run out of time. You are and will always be the self in
evolution. Who couldn’t progress a little as a parent, child, spouse, friend, citizen, or
No one is perfect; no one walks the straight and narrow line all the time. And this absence of
perfection leaves the door open for improvement. Our fight is not external; it lays internally in
mastery over self.
If we are to dominate events and experience greater levels of performance, we must first
dominate ourselves and it begins with a rigorous focus on personal development.