By Ojo Precious, OAU
Personal development comes with an extra effort to be better. Being better is being intentional and there are processes to it.
Here are few clues to how you can be better;
- Becoming a better listener: Being an excellent listener is a very good skill. When you listen to other people, you give them importance. This makes them also pay more attention to you. Thus, you become engaging . Being a good listener allows people to be more open to you and comfortably share any information with you.
- Meeting new people: Always make an effort to meet new people. Try and be more conversational and you can learn so much from different people. This exposes you to new cultures, ideas, opinions and expands your mind and interest on things.
- Polishing interpersonal skills: These skills are useful for communicating and interacting daily for a successful life. Skills like;-listening, building connections and persuasion.
- Treating people with respect: It is important that when you make promises to people you fulfill them. You can only earn respect and admiration of others if you extend the same feelings towards them. Integrity and respect, then your personality will shine among others.
In conclusion, developing leadership skills is a key one on this. You may have heard the saying that leaders are born but it is not entirely accurate. To achieve success in your professional life, it is important that you seek to develop and polish your leadership skills. Like never giving up in difficult situations, making use of every opportunity you get and time management too. Procrastination, they say is a life waster. Time keeps ticking, get on your boots and begin to love yourself by developing yourself alongside discipline.