Your smartphone is actually a surprisingly accurate metaphor for your personal development. You can do personal development either by installing apps or upgrading the operating system.
Let's say your smart phone doesn't have many apps, well you won't be able to do much other than make calls and look at the clock right?
Let's say your smart phone has all apps you desire but it's running an operating system from 5 years ago, it's apps are constantly crashing, it does everything very slowly, you can't multi task or easily switch between functions - you will infuriatingly be able to see all these apps but not be able to fully utilize them.
How does this correspond to person development?
- Learning a second language
- Acquiring career skill sets
- Reading books
- Studying philosophy
- Writing daily
- Getting coaching
- Getting into entrepreneurship, pickup or social dynamics
Similar to your smartphone the more apps you have the more you can do.