Investing Your Time in Professional Development is Critical

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you’re all having a great Valentines Day with your loved one. I just wanted to put this quick write up about the importance of investing in your own personal development. A lot of us get into the mode of caring for the ones that around us, which includes family and friends, which is great but everyone needs to cater to their self development as well.  Anything you want to accomplish in life won’t happen without investing in yourself and the desire to improve yourself. If you want to be a better communicator, public speaker, and leader, there is a number of professional development groups out there that has a great support system to support your goals such as Toastmasters International.  Always try to focus on making yourself a better person because life is not about being stagnant, it’s about always adapting to life because nothing every comes easy. If you want to change careers, its easier to do than past years to do that, find your passion and stick with it!. But always remember, you should always make time for yourself, because in the end, you’re one that are responsible for your life and legacy you leave behind, not your friends, family, or even your critics.  You are the only one that can motivate yourself to achieve your best self and accomplish the goals you have for yourself. Go ahead and take a look at the mirror everyday, because that’s your one and only competition. Everyday is a chance to get better so don’t lose that opportunity to improve yourself. Take more risks and don’t worry about what others are accomplishing, everyone’s journey is different  Hope you all enjoyed this post and I hope this write up lit a fire within each and every one of you to not sit around and invest time in becoming our best selves!

_If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.” -(1)

This post was written by David Chau. David is a musician, marketer, and passion chaser. He’s a tenacious young business professional that enjoys helping people any way he can. You can connect with David on Twitter @davidbchau or on Linkedin.

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