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      • Approaches to Personal Development Planning

        This section will examine the various approaches to planning personal development, and which approach is right for your current scenario or personality.

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          Integrated personal development - a modern alternative to traditional training for individuals and organizational development. This covers modern integrated methods, self-discovery, self-help, motivation and achievement psychology.

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          Downloadable personal development plan.

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          BBC Books is one of the most trusted publishers in the world. The organization produces high-quality, reasonably priced, excellent learning and development books, and this 'essential steps' series is very good indeed.

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          Dr Stephen Covey's inspirational book - 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People®

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          Erik Erikson's psychosocial life cycle model - featuring the eight stages of human development.

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          For many, The Four Agreements is a life-changing book, whose ideas come from the ancient Toltec wisdom of the native people of Southern Mexico

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          Relaxation and scripts for self-help, personal change and fulfilment.

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          SMART is generally a concept used in professional coaching, problem-solving and decision-making. It can be used at an individual or team level within an organisation, by managers and employees both. However, it can also be utilised at a personal level to develop new goals and action plans that would benefit yourself or others.

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          Free SMART Goal-Setting Templates (.pdf and .docx) for both coaching and personal use.

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          70:20:10 is a simple framework used in leadership learning to describe the ratio of different developmental inputs. 

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          Schein's career anchors are a set of values and priorities around which individuals structure their approaches to work and development, and help with career planning and goal-setting.

      • Time Management Techniques

        This section will examine the various techniques described for managing your time in order to maximise productivity and retain control over workloads.

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          Time management starts with the commitment to change. Time management is easy as long as you commit to action. 

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          The Pareto Principle, or '80-20 Rule' (among other variant names) is one of the simplest and most powerful management tools on the planet.

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          Here are practical tips, tools and skills to improve time management

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          A goal without a plan remains just a goal - many people have visions, intentions, ideas, dreams which never happen, because they are not planned.

      • Stress Management and Wellbeing

        This section will focus on the topic of stress management and wellbeing within the workplace, and how to retain control over your work and personal lives.

      • Assertiveness and Confidence

        This section will discuss the topics of assertiveness and confidence - how to improve them and apply yourself to work and leading others.