Powerful Question #8

August 7, 2013 — 5 Comments

Question Mark 2Actor Will Smith once said, “If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready.”

What is one thing you prepared for long in advance that was a long time in coming? Did it pay off? What are you preparing for now?

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  • One of the areas I focused on preparing in advance was public speaking. In my young 20s I new I wasn’t very good so I joined a Toastmasters group to start getting better even though I didn’t have any speaking responsibilities at that point in time. What a relief when my work demanded I speak and train!

  • Personal growth is something that anyone can do which produces high return. My growth and development has and counties to take me toward my dreams! Great question!

    • I don’t think anyone could say you don’t care about personal growth, Dan! Is there a certain dream the growth and development especially helped prepare you for?

      • Different leadership roles at work and as a church volunteer. It’s also preparing me to write, coach, and speak full time (in the future).