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About Personal Growth

Many of our parents kept a record of our age and height on a door jamb inside of the house where we lived.  It was a fun way to mark our physical progress as we were growing up.  Most of us, though, would be hard-pressed to produce a personal growth chart if we were asked to.


Physical growth and personal growth, while having similarities, also differ significantly.  Physical growth happens automatically for the most part.  As long as we get the proper nourishment, plenty of rest and exercise, our bodies will grow.


Maybe that's why so many people never experience much personal growth in their lives.  They assume it happens automatically.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  It takes a great deal of intentionality and deliberate exercise of our will to experience personal growth.

Why is personal growth so important?  Personal growth changes who we are.  Who we are is the foundation for what we do.


There are significant problems that need solving at all levels of society, from the basic family unit on up to international corporations and the governments of nations.  


The world is crying out for people who are experiencing personal growth in their lives.  The world needs people who can provide solutions but you cannot give what you do not possess.


I'm challenging you to step out on your personal growth journey.  I'm challenging you to find your voice and help other people find theirs.

I'm challenging all of us to see how far we can grow.

About Justin T. Peterson

Experienced. Certified. Supportive.

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Justin was born in French Equatorial Africa (now the Central African Republic), the youngest of six children born to missionary parents.  Justin recalls his mother placing inspirational messages around the house while he was growing up.  One that stood out to him was a quote from Richard S. Taylor’s book, The Disciplined Life, “The world is full of naturally brilliant people who never rise above mediocrity because they are not willing to make the sacrifice which superiority requires.”  That served to inspire Justin to begin a lifelong quest to see how far he could grow. 


Justin's career has consisted mainly of management positions in the hospitality and financial services industries.  His passion is helping people grow so they can realize their potential and feels that before you can “accomplish,” you have to “become.”  Justin believes that what we do is based on the foundation of who we are.  His observation that personal growth has been neglected in the workplace led him to write Thinking at the Speed of Life, a strategy for foundational personal growth in the workplace.  He founded Growing Personnel, a business to help organizations and individuals implement his personal growth strategy.  


Justin is a certified John C. Maxwell Coach/ Trainer/ Teacher and Speaker. 


Get in touch today to see how you, or your business, can benefit from his help. 

About Our Products


Ever wonder how some people are able to live the kind of successful life that you wish you were living?  People all over the world are discovering that it's not what you do, it's all about who you are.

Certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Justin T. Peterson, reveals the secrets to gaining the kind of influence with others that is required for you to have the lifestyle, that up to now, you could only dream about.

Thinking at the Speed of Life is an eight-week online course that is designed to help you understand and develop foundational personal growth.  Our success in life is determined by the amount of influence that we have with other people.  The amount of influence that we have is limited by the level of personal growth in our lives.


Each week, there is an introductory video on the personal growth topic for the week and a PDF packet to download that contains the transcript of the week and an exercise or two to facilitate personal growth.  The amount of time required for each week's lesson will be approximately one hour.


Click this link to view a short video introduction to the course


The eight-week course is being introduced at a cost of $147, a $50 discount from the listed price of $197.

This course can be purchased under the SHOP button.

Online Course - Thinking at the Speed of Life
Workbook Based Course for Businesses

Thinking at the Speed of Life, an eight-week course to help employees understand and develop foundational personal growth.  The course is offered as an online course or in a workbook format.  

Access the sample workbook in PDF form to preview the course.


The course is being introduced at a cost of $147, a $50 discount off the listed price of $197.


This course can be purchased under the SHOP button.   

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Thought-Based Approach

Who we are is the foundation for what we do.

Are you giving all you can?

Are you working up to your potential?

Do you have a daily plan to strengthen any weaknesses in character that you have?

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