This past week, I have attended two live training seminars with one of the most successful people I know in network marketing, Michael Callejas. Myself and many of my team members made the investment of time and resources in order to be at these training sessions. Intentional personal development has been a part of my business and life for over a decade. Do you have a yearly plan for personal development? How about a daily habit of investing 30 minutes in yourself? As Jim Rohn put it, ‘If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.’
Gratitude Tip: Personal development is not something that happens naturally, it’s something that we have to work on and continuously make an effort in order to grow as a person. In order for our world to change, we must first change as individuals. Making a plan for personal development is a part of that change. Creating new gratitude habits is also a part of personal development, as we learn and understand the true value of living a grateful life, that helps us to grow and change as a person.
How many days/weeks of the year are you investing into your personal development? This may be something that you haven’t even thought of yet. When I was first introduced to network marketing and USANA, this was explained to me very early on, that in order to become the leader I wanted to be and build the business I dreamed of, I would have to make a large investment in myself. Over the years, I have attended a minimum of one week plus one weekend of seminars or training – even in the very beginning when I was making almost no money in my business. I found free seminars (Millionaire Mind Intensive) and invested in more expensive ones, such as the Art of Leadership. Every year I invest anywhere from $3000 to $10,000 in myself, and interestingly, my business has grown most in the years that I have invested the most.
A plan for personal development is not only about attending events and seminars, it’s also about what we are reading and listening to on a daily basis. Anyone who has ever joined a direct sales or network marketing business will tell you that the first thing they are asked to do is to invest 30 minutes daily into reading. listening or watching material that will help them to grow and develop as a leader. We live in an age where we have so many options for what we feed our minds daily and it’s up to us to make choices that will enrich our lives. I choose to read daily (currently enjoying Thank & Grow Rich by Pam Grout), listen while walking (The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale) and listen in the car (Beautiful Money Podcast). It’s so simple to replace negative news with positive and uplifting words and music. Are you open to designing your plan for personal development today?
Wed Sept 21 – Archangel Summit, Sony Center Toronto. Featuring: Seth Godin, JJ Virgin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Gretchen Rubin, and Robin Sharma…along with more incredible authors and speakers like Giovanni Marsico, Natalie MacNeil, Philip McKernan, Dan Martell, Jadah Sellner, and Jayson Gaignard. If you don’t already have a ticket and would like to join me, I have a special promo code that allows you to save 40% off any ticket option.
promo code: AMB38
valid from:12:00 am on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 – 11:45 pm on Sunday, September 18th.
Thursday Sept 22 – A Revolution in Nutrition, Burlington Golf & Country Club 7 – 9 pm
Thursday Sept 29 – Incelligence Unveiled, Toronto – tickets are almost sold out, please message me if you’d like to attend as my guest.
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