5 Steps to Creating and Achieving Your Personal Development Plan
A personal development plan helps you to grow and achieve.† Take the first step towards to realising and exploiting your real professional and earning potential.
A personal development plan helps you to grow and achieve.† So why do so few people take the time to create one?† Two potential reasons are:
- Lack of know how
- Fear of limiting themselves
There are 5 key steps in creating a personal development plan
- Do a personal stock-take of your strengths and development needs.† As well as your own assessment get the input of others.† They can often see talents that you donít
- Think about what development will help you most in achieving your goals
- Decide which methods of delivery will have greatest impact on your learning
- Set out a calendar of development events for the next 12 months
- Put an accountability structure in place to ensure you follow through
So what are the benefits of creating a personal development plan?
- You give a clear message that you take your contribution to business success seriously
- You can start to work on the areas that are less developed so that you become even more of an asset to your employer
- If things are not progressing as you would like career wise you can demonstrate to a potential new employer what you can contribute with real impact
- You take informed choices about the type of roles you pursue rather than leaving it to chance
- You continue to grow, be motivated and stretch yourself to achieve what you desire
Take the first step towards to realising and exploiting your real professional and earning potential.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Duncan Brodie is a Leadership Development Coach and Management Trainer at Goals and Achievements http://www.goalsandachievements.co.uk
He specialises in helping accountants and professionals to make the transition from technical expert to manager and leader.†