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Day 54: When Personal Development Is Not Negotiable…

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Prov. 13:20 (MSG) Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces.

Related to this post is Day 26: Analyse Your Environment.

People who work amidst high fliers and upwardly mobile people in enabling environments are privileged indeed.

But is that always the case? Let’s face it.

Chances are that some work environments (talking about the entire people-process-tool mix) don’t inspire growth.

The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.
William Blake

Talk about places where people are allowed to comprise on standards, environments where the learning curve has crested, places where short cuts are allowed…

Environments where operation is routine and would most likely be automated someday; places where people are adamant to change and would rather fossilize than get innovative…Places where staffs are allowed to gossip away for the better part of the day to mention but a few.

Surely, association with dead men can kill. Besides, you can’t play with turkeys and expect to fly like an eagle.

It was William Blake who said that, “The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.”

Expecting to grow in that kind of environment is that futile.

… Environments … where people are adamant to change and would rather fossilize than get innovative…

Anyone who wishes to come out excellent in life must surely look beyond the constraints … Read more

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is a Content Creator and Digital Marketer. She helps Professionals and Startups enhance their online visibility, thereby improving their lead generation and conversion rates. When she's not working, she's busy listening to classical music whilst reading or writing another blog post, poem or devotional.
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