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4 Ways to Take Control of Your Own Professional Development

4 Ways to Take Control of Your Own Professional Development

Not every organization provides employees options for professional development But employees can still increase their knowledge and build new skills in such organizations. Here are 4 ways to take control of your own professional development – building skills and increasing your knowledge to take on the next opportunity to achieve your career goals:

Take on […]

The Value of Supporting Employees’ Social Good Work

There is great value to both the employee as well as the organization when leadership supports employees’ involvement in social good work within the community. Such involvement provides a number of benefits for both employees and also the organization.

Benefits to Employees

Benefits to the Organization

Personal development opportunities Leadership experience/new skill development […]

Learn from Your Experiences - The Good, Bad and Ugly

Experience

We have any number of experiences in any given day – some are good, some bad and others just plain ugly. We can learn from any of them. The most effective leaders learn from their experiences. From a good experience they capture what went well so they can do the same thing the next time. […]

How Do You Interact With Others

What are your personal preferences?

We all have preferences for how we interact with others, which impacts how others interact with us. These might include how we…

Express ourselves to others: Are you indirect in your communications – communicating carefully only after you plan out what you will say and how you will say it […]

The Value of Volunteering

There is a tremendous value and many benefits in volunteering for a non-profit organization. For example, you can:

Build your network Learn new skills and increase your own knowledge Share your expertise and knowledge with others

And think about the benefit to the organization when you help to support them and a cause you believe […]