You may have been issued an ultimatum by your loved ones that you’ll lose them unless you significantly change your behavior. Your relationships will suffer if you don’t change, but how do you begin? The below article provides some useful ideas on how you can invest in your own well-being and personal growth.
Examine your inner self instead of your external appearance. It is meaningless to fill your closet with designer clothes; take pride in your sculpted physique, or strive to attain the face of a supermodel. In the end, your disposition and attitude will be your defining features. Don’t settle for superficial results. Try to achieve a deep transformation of your attitudes and whole approach to life.
Remember to treat people with respect regardless of how much power they have, or what they can do for you. The way you interact with people, and the respect you show, says a lot about you.
Many people have a personal development goal that is too vague, and therefore difficult to measure. Therefore, state a goal for yourself that is detailed and specific. The more specific the goal, the more specific the results you will achieve.
One aspect of self improvement is becoming a leader. Although there are many different definitions of leadership, the most common being “influence”. Analyze your leadership progress. What events have impacted you the most in your life? How did those experiences change you? What qualities make you an effective member of the team? Answering these questions should help you realize how you can improve yourself as a leader and a team member.
As this article indicates, a self improvement plan requires a lot of time, effort and dedication. That said, if you do some introspection and take advantage of social support, you should be able to accomplish this, and maybe even teach others. The tips above should get you well on your way to becoming your best self.