This could very well be the single most important personal development concept that you are ever exposed to. I give my wife full credit for saying the following, although I don't know if she originated the saying or not. Regardless of who the original author was, you would do well to read, remember, and internalize the following words: In order for people to change, the pain of change must become less than the pain of staying the same. That concept is so telling about why people do or do not … [Read more...] about The Agony of Victory: Personal Development Breaking Point
I am just going to lay this on the line from the get-go: If your answer to the question of why you work was anything other than because you enjoy what you do, then you need to quit your job. Maybe not today or tomorrow, or even next week or next month, but certainly in the very near future. Why? Because if you do anything in life that you don't actually want to do - career-related or otherwise - you are sending the message to yourself that you have no choice. You are a victim of circumstance, … [Read more...] about Personal Development Pop Quiz: Why do you Work?
The Today is that Day Blog is proud to be hosting this week's edition of The Personal Development Carnival! This list of quality posts from around the blogosphere includes over 2 dozen links to empowering, informative, and educational posts sure to help kickstart or maintain your personal development efforts. Click on over to the Personal Development Carnival homepage for more information, and don't forget to sign up to host an edition yourself, or submit a post for next week's edition. The … [Read more...] about Personal Development Carnival
The Internet resources available for anyone who is looking for self improvement or personal development advice are all but unlimited. In fact, as with most information that can be found on the Internet, the trick is not in finding the information, but rather in deciding which products, services, or advice are worth your time or your money. This blog and the Today is that Day website are both supported by numerous advertising partners, and in most cases, those partners were hand-picked by me. I … [Read more...] about Personal Development Success on Demand
I just published the weekly Link Love series the other day, but I have already stumbled across so many other things that I wanted to share with my readers. For that reason, I have decided to shoot out one more quick version before getting involved with some other posts that I have planned for the blog later this week. Enjoy! Blog Carnivals If you aren't familiar with the blog carnival concept, it is basically the sharing of a large selection of posts from around the blogosphere about any given … [Read more...] about Mini Personal Development and Self Improvement Link Love
Just what is it that you think you're doing? No, really. What are you doing here? Why are you reading this? What is it that you plan to do with whatever self improvement tip that you might pick up? I only ask because there is a lot of reading, listening, and talking going on in the personal development community, and yet there are still a lot of readers, listeners, and talkers who haven't really done a whole lot with what they've learned. As I and many others have cited many times, knowledge … [Read more...] about Your Kung Fu is Weak, Self Improvement Slacker!