Episode 40: Choosing Growth

With: Deryl Sweeney

Topic: Choosing Growth

Hall of Fame Football Coach Lou Holtz famously said, “In this world you’re either growing or you’re dying, so get in motion and grow.”

Many of us cling tightly to the idea that we are constantly growing. It’s hard to find a resume or LinkedIn profile without some version of “lifelong learner” highlighted in the first three sentences. It’s a nice thought.

But how many of us are still choosing growth with the same commitment that we were five, ten or twenty years ago? In some ways it’s harder today than ever before. Especially the kind of hands-on, time-consuming, optional, ROI-worthy growth that we once embraced.

And while our situations have changed, the choice between growth and death hasn’t. But there is good news. The opportunity to choose growth is as available today as it was earlier in our careers.

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