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Evidence based personal development

Posted by on August 28, 2016 – 01:12 pm

Evidence based personal development

The greatest need in leadership training is to overcome the premature ‘freezing’ of creative potential in 90% of business individuals. Research over the last 30 years has shown that the personal development of an individual’s mental potential stops and plateaus prematurely, and that continued growth to realize inherent more complex and comprehensive cognitive and emotional capabilities is highly unlikely after this shift during high school years. Studies point to a strong linkage between level of personal development/creative potential and degree…

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Personal development for Life and work PDF

Posted by on August 22, 2016 – 12:56 pm

Personal development for Life and work PDF

Personal Development for Life and Work 10e is an easy-to-read and easy-to-use practical text focused on helping students better understand themselves, discover their potential, and prepare for successful employment. Chapter topics are all about gaining self-awareness, developing soft skills and strong communication skills, and adopting professional workplace attitudes and skills to succeed in the workplace. The text is divided into four parts: 1) It’s All About You; 2) It’s All About Communicating; 3) It’s All About Working with Others; 4) It’s…

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Early Years personal development

Posted by on August 19, 2016 – 12:17 pm

Early Years personal development

During this national week of celebration of Australia’s young people, I thought it appropriate to reflect on the impact of the early years on ensuring all young people are indeed able to celebrate. It cannot be stressed highly enough how important the first five to six years of a child’s life are on their future life outcomes. A number of key milestones occur during these years and form important foundations for future learning and development. Critical to this is children’s early participation in reading activities, where they learn how to articulate…

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Personal development plan appraisal

Posted by on August 7, 2016 – 11:45 am

Personal development plan appraisal

Performance appraisal or personal development plan - which is it to be? What is it called at your place? I ve lost count of the terms that are out there - Performance management, performance appraisal, Performance development review, performance development plan, personal development plan and that s before we get into the three letter acronyms - PMP; PDR etc. However, are they the same and more importantly which is a priority for your organisation? Well, we recommend that you need to focus on both performance and development if you are to get the…

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Year 7 personal development

Posted by on July 26, 2016 – 10:53 am

Year 7 personal development

The main goal of our Personal Development Program is to introduce Middle School students to new experiences and enable them to gain some competency in what could become a life-long involvement. The variety of activities evolves regularly, but can include archery, aviation, fencing, photography, yoga, surfing, a range of community service activities and our popular . The attached PDF file for Semester 2 2013 activities is an example of the type and cost of activities in the Personal Development Program for Years 7 & 8. Students in Year 7…

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Creating an Individual personal development plan

Posted by on July 17, 2016 – 10:10 am

Creating an Individual personal development plan

Where do you want to go in your career? What training or learning do you need to get there? Your Individual Development Plan (IDP) can help you develop your skills, further your office’s mission, and allow you to achieve your career goals. Despite many agencies requiring them, IDPs are often done quickly and poorly without much thought or follow-through. However, when an IDP is used properly, it can act as a blueprint and take your career to new heights. In our on-demand training we will help you learn how to: Create a powerful and purposeful IDP…

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Top Ten books on personal development

Posted by on June 17, 2016 – 08:52 am

Top Ten books on personal development

After my previous post on the 10 best self development books of 2010 I’ve had a few people ask me what my my top self development books of all time are, so today I thought I’d take a stab at answering that. The following books are the ones that have stand the test of time for me, and me alone. What I mean by that is that I am fully aware that books like The 7 Habits, Flow and Think And Grow Rich were/are classics, and indeed, I enjoyed all of them. However, I happen to think that there are now better, more accessible books out there, and as such…

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