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Your Management Skills Resource, Issue #001
January 11, 2011
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Session 1 – Self-Coaching for Success - Enhancing Intellectual Attitude
The way you think, your intellectual attitude, determines your professional success. Changing the quality of intellectual attitude changes the way you approach the path to self-improvement.
The world around us is changing so fast that there is not more job security or guaranteed career stability. The only sustainable thing is your professional value, your unique expertise and your ability to self-direct your learning and enhance your skills. Your management skills are (including soft skills) and your technical skills are life-long professional warranty.
This issue commences a series of sessions that will help facilitate a new approach to your career development. It will provide some very useful tools and techniques to guide you through a self-directed learning process and a concrete self-coaching plan. By becoming an empowered thinker you will be able to overcome the mental blocks and let go of old habits, willing to view the world from different angles with more confidence and capability.
“Human beings have always employed an enormous variety of clever devices for running away from themselves. We can keep ourselves so busy, fill our lives with so many diversions, stuff our heads with so much knowledge, involve ourselves with so many people and cover so much ground that we never have time to probe the fearful and wonderful world within. “ John Gardener
Let’s start by focusing within, reflect on your core values, unique skills and expertise.
1. What do I need to do now?
2. What am I made of?
3. Who do I want to be?
4. What do I want to create?
5. My core values – what I do I value and stand for are as a person/manager are:
These practical questions and statements will help identify the gap between where you currently are and where you want to be to in order to fulfill your goals. Give yourself time to asses features and that are not part of your usual list of strengths. Explore elements and unique traits that you may have overlooked. Answering those questions will enable you to explore how to influence your capabilities for value creation. Write down your findings – they are the foundations of your plan.
To be continued!
Session 2 - Self-Coaching for success - Personal Development Blueprint
Our readers have picked the topics they would like to explore further:
Participative Management – Tools and techniques on how to make it work.
Employee Motivation – Moving beyond monetary compensation.
Employee Engagement – How to make it meaningful?
Participatory Decision Making – How to become an effective facilitator? Pros and Cons of group decision making.
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Make your 2011 the best year ever! To your Success!
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