Growing yourself enable you to grow others
The 15th and last law, from John Maxwell’s “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth,” The Law of Contribution, focuses on the that you can not pass on to others what you have not gone through yourself. I was reminded of that fact with a timely message from a connection on Linkedin I had in 2016; he wrote:
“I have been following your journey since we connected in 2016, and I commend your persistence and intentionality in pursuing your career goals. You willed yourself into cybersecurity and are now a thought leader in the space.”
As I reflect on this, I think about a quote from John Maxwell “be a river, not a reservoir.” I wanted to make cybersecurity accessible to more people; I wanted to model that you can come from different background and make it in the community. I want to help grow people and have that flow from me rather than keeping it bottled up.
Do you have someone who mentors, coaches, or encourages you to be that better person or strive in your career? Someone who challenges what you…
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