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YJA Convention 2008: Reflections on Personal Growth

I just came from the YJA (Young Jain Association) Convention last week. I have experienced more personal growth in those three days then I have ever experienced before. Since there is so much to talk about regarding this topic, I have organized the posts into a four-part series:

Part One: Random thoughts and Observations
Part Two: Analysis of my own session
Part Three: Training and Eating at YJA
Part Four: Reflections on Personal Growth

This is part four:

This one’s going to be pretty short, as I’ve said almost everything that I’ve wanted to in my three previous posts. These posts can already give you guys a good idea about my experiences at YJA and what I learned.

In terms of personal growth, there are a few important things that I accomplished here:

1. Put myself in two uncomfortable positions and did fairly well
2. Was able to open up conversations with people I had just met a few moments ago and carry on meaningful conversations with them.
3. Develop some good business contacts that will help me advance my career.

That’s it! I want to thank everyone for my reading my three previous posts. Don’t forget to watch my YJA session videos.