It is unlikely that you will make progress on your professional development goals if they feel like a chore. Instead of focusing on things you should do, choose one or two areas of focus that align with what really matters to you. Ask yourself:
- If I could accomplish just one major professional development goal this year, what would it be?
- When I think about this goal, do I get excited about the prospect of working on it as well as achieving it?
- Am I motivated to achieve this goal because it’s interesting and important, or is it something that I think would please other people?
The above leadership tip...
was sent in response to a question from a participant on our 10/10 leadership development and mentoring programme and adapted from Stop Setting Goals You Don’t Actually Care About by Elizabeth Grace Saunders. Whether you're a first time manager or an experienced leader, straightforward, practical advice on best practice is hard to find. Until now. To find out how you, your team or your organisation can benefit, please join us on our next complimentary webinar or contact us.