This book is about growing. Growing means to search for a better you. To want to change because you know there’s more you’re capable of, not because you feel obligated to meet someone else’s standards. You know there’s a better you ahead, it’s just a matter of taking the steps to get there. An apple seed feeds no one. An orchard feeds many. The difference is growth. When you want to make yourself better, you’ll commit to change. You’ll choose to do more, be more, and grow more. Work on yourself because it’s your future and you control it.
"This book really will change the way you look at the world and your life. Focusing on living a purposeful life through your top strengths, while crushing your weaknesses, is the key to a whole new world.Consider this book a new kind of self development toolbox. This is a toolbox of practical resources you will find yourself using on a regular basis. A toolbox full of resources to equip you on your growth journey, enabling you to help yourself." - Create Space
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Growing means to search for a better you. To want to change because you know there’s more you’re capable of, not because you feel obligated to meet someone else’s standards.
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