I struggled tremendously with goal achievement and forward progress throughout my undergraduate life. I thought of myself as low on trait conscientiousness; a natural ability which defines your capacity for hard work.
I thought I was destined to lead a disorganized and chaotic life.
I came to a cross-road of sorts: Figure out how to fix this or be left in the dust by my peers. The latter was not an option for me, so I set to work at solving personal growth.
Below, I detail a few realizations that have helped me along the way and the system that…
Many lessons can be taken from leading organizations when it comes to growth.
Top companies invest heavily in tracking metrics that expand the bottom line; most click and keyboard events are captured, everything is a/b tested.
The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads — Jeff Hammerbacher
They’ve reduced the problem of expansion to setting metrics that drive growth and then systematically moving those numbers.
Growth for individuals however has not become so sophisticated. …