Are challenges needed for growth and success

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Post by Debbyemi » 05 Oct 2017, 06:17

Walterevws wrote:Success without challenges is a walk over, walk overs are not interesting at all.You can compare it with a win in which your opponent surrendered, its not a particularly sweet victory.
So true. I'll rather have a sweet victory than a walk over.

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Post by Leonidas Ndeta » 05 Oct 2017, 07:16

We need challenges to grow because they make us to work more and more towards achieving our goals in life. Without challenges we can't make a step from where we are.
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Post by Manali_DC » 05 Oct 2017, 09:57

Without challenges one would never realise their true potential!! Staying in your comfort zone would never push you to achieve anything greater! So challenges are definitely necessary for growth!

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Post by Star88 » 05 Oct 2017, 10:56

When you are happy, you tend to be complacent. Most people learn and put effort when there is some conflict in their lives.

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Post by Joy Christine » 05 Oct 2017, 12:38

I have faced and am facing many challenges in my life, some life threatening. I do think that challenges are needed for growth and success. If your challenges don't make you stronger and more successful then they were only pain for pain's sake and you sadly didn't learn the lessons you were meant to make you a better you.
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Post by Eric77 » 05 Oct 2017, 14:04

There is no life without challenges. We all pass through them and our life is shaped by how we deal with them. So I guess the saying is true.
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Post by Samuel12 » 06 Oct 2017, 10:13

Challenges are needed for growth and success because challenges are like a stepping stones that comes in form of hindrance and a step back to human life,so one needs to overcome the drama in order to step into success.... Challenges will always fight you, but you need to be strong in order to win the Battle......

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Post by Salsabila » 06 Oct 2017, 11:40

Without challenges one lacks proper experience and may become arrogant in their line of service but that does not mean one can not grow and have success without these challenges.

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Post by Ama Idim » 07 Oct 2017, 01:32

Challenges occur all the time, looking at it from every angle. It's what you make of it and how you act that determines success. Some are able to face it, while others give up.
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Post by Momlovesbooks » 07 Oct 2017, 08:15

Challenges are needed for growth. Life is full of challenges. Some are just smaller than others. How we deal with those challenges and learn from them makes us the person we are.

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Post by DDunstock » 07 Oct 2017, 11:30

This is a really good, thought-provoking question.
Challenges certainly speed up the growth process, but I don't think they are absolutely necessary. That's what my gut says, but while I type that, I am trying to think of a time I grew without a challenge and nothing is immediately coming to mind. I suppose traveling isn't always deemed a "challenge", but is certainly an experience that illicits growth.
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Post by The Researcher » 09 Oct 2017, 11:12

I absolutely agree that challenge are necesidad. Because they make us realize of our real strength and tolerance level.Also people tend to think out of box while racing a challenge.
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Post by Ayisha M Ashruf » 09 Oct 2017, 12:46

Yes, challenges are definitely required. If not, one does not discover. one's potentials

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Post by Mercy Bolo » 09 Oct 2017, 13:21

Yes, Challenges make us mentally strong.
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Post by Brandi Noelle » 09 Oct 2017, 16:18

Absolutely, challenges are needed for growth and success. When in the midst of a challenge, it can often feel overwhelming, pointless, or insufferable. But, when I look back on challenges of my past, I can see the lessons I learned and the roads I chose as a result. All of lead me to a better place and a better understanding of myself and who I want to be, where I want to wind up. Those lessons are invaluable.

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