The first time many of us heard the word 'growth' was most likely in basic school where it was described as one of the characteristics of living things. Thereafter, it seemed the word almost disappeared from our vocabularies.
What is growth anyway? Growth is simply the process you go through to become your true and best self. It is the season between birth and fulfilment. This short piece, of course, can't explain everything about growth but it'll suffice to give you a head-start and set you on the never-ending journey of personal growth.
First, we need to understand that life is really all about growth. A man once said "Development of character is the main business of life". How true! The essence of our existence is that we keep growing into our true and best selves.
It is also important that we realize that growth is intentional. Wee don't grow by simply living, by accident or chance. Growth is intentional. Some erroneously believe we grow automatically when we advance in years but that's not true at all. We have to be decisive and commuted to self growth. You see, growth is directly linked to potential. Thank God we all have potential. However, we need to grow to reach and maximize our potential.
We also need to understand that Personal growth is simple but not necessarily easy. So, whether you feel like it or not, you need to grow, and your need to start right now. Some of us are waiting for the 'perfect time'. Truth is, it'll never come. The time to start growing is now. You need to start investing in yourself to become the best you can be.
Though the same principles of growth aplies to everyone, the specifics varies from person to person. So, whatever you need to grow at, there's always a place to start - To grow in your Career, sharpen and improve your professional skills, To grow in your Purpose, increase your self-awareness, To become a better human being, improve your character. To grow financially, leant the principles and dynamics of wealth creation and management.
Whatever it is, just get started! Be committed to a life of constant improvement.
To your never-ending Improvement,