May 16, 2020 Thoughts

Internal vs External Growth

There are two types of growth:

  1. Internal Growth: Growth that occurs within the mind; beliefs, paradigms, etc…
  2. External Growth: Growth that is tangible or visible; building a project, working somewhere, etc…

These past two months I haven’t been too productive externally. However, I have experienced significant amounts of internal growth.

Internal Growth is underrated; it can’t be quantified on a resume or advertised. It isn’t necessarily helpful on a job hunt. Despite that, a strong internal foundation will lead to mass external growth.

Developing focus is a great example of internal growth. A strong sense of focus cultivates external growth, due to direction and purpose behind pursuits.

Build a strong internal foundation before pursuing external growth, it will make life easier in the long run.


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