What happened when he had high intensity for growth is that he kept on improving his skills with courses after courses, training after training. When he did new training and courses, he emotionally felt that he was growing. But in reality, he was growing only in his skills and not in his business, as he was not implementing all his skills.
High intensity of growth made Alex learn new things one after another, with no time to implement his skills. The emotional needs of growth are satisfied with new learnings and creating many plans and strategies, even without implementing them.
His second high-intensity emotional need was for significance, importance, feeling of uniqueness, and getting attention. So, whenever he made his decisions, he made sure that he was able to get his name and fame, attention, or importance from the clients.
To do this, he sacrificed his growth in terms of income in the hope that he may someday be able to utilize this name and fame to his favor, which did not happen.
His third emotional need for Contribution always kept him busy serving clients, taking care of them, and going the extra mile, sacrificing his income growth and the lifestyle he wanted to create for himself.
The intensity of comfort was also high on his part, which impacted his decision-making. Most of the time, he only made decisions which he was comfortable with or sure that he will be able to achieve, and not the one he should have made to outperform his limits.
The most important emotional need for career growth is the variety that was found last in his emotional need. Due to this, he just kept on doing the same thing over and over again without bringing in variety in his work.
He did not take chances or the calculated risks that could have made him successful. The lowest intensity of variety was the reason why he could not create the lifestyle he dreamed of.
With the right mentoring, through scientific discovery and implementations by me, he could focus on the right spot and outperform his limits to create the lifestyle he dreamed of. What he could not do in the last five years, he could do in just one year.
This is the power of working based on an analysis of psychological needs. All the blockages are revealed and removed, decision-making is drastically improved, and actions start to produce the desired results.