Are you becoming a better person?
How would you feel if you have a friend who is just the “same” twenty years before?
Or having a workmate who remains in the rank without any improvements, accomplishments, or promotions?
The fact you’re reading this could mean you want to become a better human being. But do you have what it takes to become one?
Here are three simple steps you can make to get started now.
1. Define Who You Like to Become.
Leaders define reality—you define who you are (or will become). If you want to become a better person, take time for moments of reflections on developing, not just your personality but also, your total self.
Identify what you want to be spiritually, emotionally, physically, mentally, relationally, professionally, and financially. Define, not just one aspect of your life but the whole “person.”
Imagine if you have achieved what you want to be as a person, how would you feel? If what you got now is something right, then it’s time to write down your personal statements beginning with “I am…” or “I will be…” See the essence of your life journey on what you want to be.
If what you got now is something right, then it’s time to write down your personal statements beginning with “I am…” or “I will be…” See the essence of your life journey on what you want to be.
2. Do What You Have to Do.
What you want to become is not yet done. You can only get it if you take specific actions to realize it. Even if you aim to grow at least 1% a day, what will you get in a year? 365%?
Even if you aim to grow at least 1% a day, what will you get in a year? 365%?
Start listing down your daily actions until these become your habit. These are not just random actions, but intentional. The purpose of which is to support, sustain and succeed in what you want to become.
For every action item you have, think about how it contributes to what you want to become as an individual, family person, and leader in the government, business or church.
Start doing the important things you want to enhance your personal experience and relationships. What do you want to improve in yourself, strengthen your family, and make a difference in the lives of people?
Take time to plan about these action steps or things to do.
3. Decide What Do You Want to Have.
It is not my point to teach you to become materialistic, but it doesn’t mean you won’t need material things. You can’t buy a house without money or send your kids to college without it.
What I’m saying is for you to get a proper perspective about acquiring materials things. This is for the purpose of developing yourself and leveraging on what you’re doing.
The things you want to possess should enhance the aspect of what you want to become or do. List them down too.
As you do the simple steps above, think of the process. Enjoy the journey, not just the destination. Experience the progression and rewards of becoming a better you.
Think for yourself. You can’t be a leader if you won’t strive to be better.
Glenn Plastina (c) 2017