Self Improvement

Stumbling Into Self

Hey there!

Can you see it?

Can you feel it?

In case you’re wondering what I am talking about. I am talking about whether you can see your actualized self achieving your ultimate dreams.

Often times, in my life I have found myself lost meandering through routines after routines while searching for a compass to point me in the right direction.

Give me something I would say.

A sign!

Anything!

But alas nothing would materialize.

Nothing at all!

Despondent, I would carry on and on and I would make leaps after leaps into several unknown locations. These would constantly leave cuts and scrapes. Over time, these cuts and scrapes became scars.

Scars I was ashamed of.

But something interesting happened one day as I sat on the floor trying to pick myself up from yet another stumble.

My scars didn’t look so ugly to me anymore. A memory started to come to me.

I was reminded of something Ralph Waldo Emerson once said:

“to be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

These words that have made their way to my ears so often suddenly struck a chord with me in a way that I hadn’t felt before. All of a sudden, I found myself standing.

The clues had always been there. I had been searching for something that always lived in me. My Identity.

No, it was more than that. I was searching for comfort in my Identity.

Comfort in my identity led to an appreciation of my story and my story is my passion.

You see, in the past, I got in trouble seeking validation from external sources without cultivating my internal joy.

Through my joy, I found my courage.

So in my upright stance, I began to see it and to feel it.

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You Are Never Too Young To Own Your Own Company

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Today's interview features Chirag Kulkarni who is an 18 year old serial entrepreneur. At such a young age, he already has a wealth of experience in marketing, consulting, and business development. He talks about his journey and what got him to where he is today. Check out his blog here. You can also follow him on Twitter or reach out to him on LinkedIn. To check out his company, C&M group click here.

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Tyler Basu- Read, Network, and Go For It

 Tyler Basu is the founder and President of the Chatting With Champions website which is intended to empower other entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs by sharing information via blog posts, exclusive interviews, social media posts, etc. free of charge. As an author he has written 4 books on amazon and his business is Street Smart Publishing which  is responsible for publishing non-fiction ebooks exclusively on Amazon in various categories including sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, and self-help.

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"Brand New" versus "Better You"

When on the quest for self improvement, you will encounter a lot of enemies of progress. Sometimes they’ll come in the form of old friends telling you that you are acting different now and that you don't act the same way you used to but that shouldn't deter you from your quest to better yourself. 

One of my favorite quotes is by H.G. Wells:

 
"Sometimes, you have to step outside of the person you've been and remember the person you were meant to be. The person you want to be. The person you are."

 

When you are trying to better yourself you will find that you might have to limit the time you spend with old friends or even cut them out altogether because they could potentially hinder you from becoming the best version of yourself. Yes they'll call you "Brand New" they might even call you fake but what you have to realize is that it's not a matter of being "Brand New" it's about being a "Better You"

How else are you going to be able to help others if you can't better yourself in the first place after all?


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