Know Yourself

The key to human development is building on who you already are. (Tom Rath, consultant)

He also argues, “You cannot be anything you want to be” in contrast to the often heard statement, “You can be anything you want to be, if you just try hard enough.” Not everyone has the innate skills or the circumstances to achieve certain lofty goals. It’s better, he suggests, to assess who you are, evaluate your skills, and build on that strong foundation.

Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves (Philippians 2:3).