Improving oneself is always a great thing to do. Unfortunately, we all know and maybe we are that person ourselves who acquire a ton of knowledge and the latest and greatest task management, self-improvement information but still remains the same. I want to share with you 3 things to help improve yourself.
Many live off the theory of “Knowledge is power”, but I disagree. I think the application of knowledge is power. What are the things we can do to start helping us apply all of our knowledge?
Allow me to list 3 things that I see that if applied will at least be a great start to the application process of all of the great information you have acquired. 3 things to help improve yourself.
Ask for FEEDBACK from trusted people in your circle of trust.
Often times we need to seek the feedback of those we have chosen to trust. Those close friends who we have given the red carpet treatment that says they can speak whatever they want to into our lives and we will weigh it heavily because we trust them. They have a good track record with us for giving selflessly and honest feedback into our lives. They care about us and our future.
If you do not have established this kind of person in your life right now, outside of just a spouse, stop reading this and go find them, then come back and read the rest of this post.
Focus on EXECUTION.
- What systems and processes have you set up to help in the execution of knowledge implementation
- How effective is your to-do list? Here are some other posts to check out that cover to-do lists from a variety of directions. Let me know what you think about them after checking them out.
Hire a Coach.
If you are at an important moment in your development and growth as a leader, coaching can help bring clarity and focus to where you are in your development, and help you discern what might be next.
The benefits of coaching an individual include:
- Improvement in an individual’s performance, targets, and goals
- Increased openness to personal learning and development
- Increased ability to identify solutions to specific work-related issues
- Greater ownership and responsibility
- Development of self-awareness
- Improvement of specific skills or behavior
- Greater clarity in roles and objectives
- The opportunity to correct behavior/performance difficulties
There are many great coaching individuals and coaching ministries out there. One I would obviously recommend is my own. You can find out more by clicking over to my web site coaching tab.
Find a way to practice these 3 things and watch your work and life increase in its effectiveness.