What does owning your own development mean?
At andpartnership: Leadership Consultants & Change Experts we work with individuals, teams and organisations in enabling them to have ownership of personal development and #accountabilty.
By taking control of your development you are building a positive proactive that people around you notice. This puts you in a position to achieve your goals whether they are a higher salary, less hours, more flexibility, or a promotion.
But before you do anything its vital your understand what personal development is and why it is important to you.
There are are the five areas of personal growth
Spiritual growth: connecting with yourself on a holistic level, developing as a person and finding inner peace
Emotional growth: Focuses the development of your mind, such as the way you think, learn and your mindset
Social growth: improving your communication skills, how you engage with others around you
Physical growth: involves taking care of your body and using it in productive ways. Your physical condition affects all other areas of personal growth and development, as a healthy body facilitates effective brain functioning.
Mental growth: focusing on the development of your mind, such as the way you think and learn.
It's about considering where growth will benefit you in your life the most. When it comes to personal development, its about being fully in tune with what are your areas that need develop 'what you need' But also what you want, these are aspirations, dreams and pursuing your personal passions.
First step is identifying your areas of focus and then exploring options.
Why is it important to own your own development?
By carrying out your own learning and development, you'll not only be improving your morale, confidence, and knowledge, you could also be improving your career prospects – whether it's to gain a promotion, new job, or a career change.
How can you take charge of my own development?
4 simple things that you can do
Identify areas to Develop
Develop a plan with development options/goals
Talk your plan and live it
Schedule time and hold yourself accountable
If you can not articulate and talk about your personal development plan, its not 'alive' as its just a paper exercise. You have to live your plan in everything that you do.
Things to Remember About Self-Development
Be clear on what you want to improve
Connect with other like-minded individuals
Be curious and seek to understand
Be resilient in creating good habits
Measure your progress against your self-development goals.
Talk your plan, don't let it be a paper exercise.
Like any skill it requires time, effort, and #selfawareness to build your toolkit. But it enhances your ability to increase performance and have transformational effects.
At andpartnership we offer a wide range of learning options and can co create learning to suit individuals, teams or organisations needs. We can build your people management skills toolkit in order for you to reach your full potential. Together we aim to support the development the line managers in your organisation.
Design and facilitate different learning options to support personal development.
Consult with you on your approach with Personal Development plan's, Talent matrix and Performance.
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