When it comes to personal growth and working towards maximizing my potential, I am a pretty simple person. The two things I put great emphasis on are reading and relationships, which is not altogether a unique approach. Here is where I separate myself from those who pay lip service to these two things: I do not just read, but I study. As far as relationships go, I intentionally add as much value to each developing relationship as possible. As chance would have it, both my reading and relationships intersected last week.