Every morning, when we are given the privilege to wake up and embark on a new day, we are also given the opportunity to grow as individuals. One of the most important questions you can ask yourself daily is, “How can I grow today?”
That particular question is powerful because when you start your day by asking yourself what are the ways you can grow, your mind will go to work on finding the answers.
For the longest of time, I would constantly focus more on my work than I would on myself. I would become more frustrated as time went on, because here I was spending a ridiculous amount of time working on tasks, projects and other things while not focusing one bit on growing into a better me.
Jim Rohn once said, “Work harder on yourself than you do your job. If you work hard on your job you can make a living. If you work hard on yourself you can make a fortune.”
Over the years, I have found that profound quote to hold an incredible amount of truth.
The day I started asking myself, “How can I grow today?” is the day my life and business changed for the better. After I went through my morning routine, I would write down on a note card what I was going to focus on for that day in terms of growth. Somedays it would be to practice forgiveness. Other days it might be to learn a new skill or practice something I felt I was lacking in. Whatever the case, I made sure I got better and grew as an individual daily.
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