first_img 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr As leaders, we are encouraged to meet people. You know, network, get close to key influencers and difference makers.“This makes sense. And I do believe a vast personal and professional network is important.”However, I would suggest that in order to grow, the most important person you need to get familiar with is yourself. Self-knowledge can be transformational.On Personal MindfulnessMy favorite place to hang out is in my head. I find it an interesting place to be. It can be funny, crazy and, every once in a while, heavy. I spend this time both formally and informally. I consider myself a student of my own mind and the thoughts that it produces. continue reading »last_img