self-actualize


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self-actualize

(sĕlf′ăk′cho͞o-ə-līz′)
intr.v. self-actual·ized, self-actual·izing, self-actual·izes
To develop or achieve one's full potential.

self′-ac′tu·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
self′-ac′tu·al·iz′er n.
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I try to open their eyes to the varied careers available, so they can self-actualize, and be thrilled and enthused rather than just simply working hard for the money.
The most rewarding part of my job is watching my kids grow, self-actualize, struggle - sometimes learning the hard way - but making it, and also bringing about positive change in their lives," she says.
As well, it will give us the chance to self-actualize and reach our potential as an industry and as business people on the leading edge of commerce.
As we self-actualize, we must decide our purpose--what Sinek calls our "why.
Make sure the people you work with are able to self-actualize themselves to the greatest degree possible so they can advance, make more money, learn and grow on the job.
The slightly embarrassing feeling of scattered attention, of someone working too hard, all too evident in the Guggenheim retrospective, is really the flip side of the unwillingness to self-censor and the defiance of any normative sense of the appropriate that allowed Rauschenberg to self-actualize.
Styles stated that if all nurses used their innate motivation to self-actualize, the professionalism of nursing would be advanced (2).
We wanted to give people the opportunity to self-actualize, to be recognized by their peers as experts in their field.
Having positive people around you who believe in you helps you to self-actualize.