This section will examine the various approaches to planning personal development, and which approach is right for your current scenario or personality.
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.
BBC Books is one of the most trusted publishers in the world. The organisation produces high-quality, reasonably priced, excellent learning and development books, and this 'essential steps' series is very good indeed.
Dr Stephen Covey's inspirational book - 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People®
Erik Erikson's psychosocial life cycle model - featuring the eight stages of human development.
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
Relaxation and scripts for self-help, personal change and fulfilment.
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.
Free SMART Goal-Setting Templates (.pdf and .docx) for both coaching and personal use.
70:20:10 is a simple framework used in leadership learning to describe the ratio of different developmental inputs.
This section will examine the various techniques described for managing your time in order to maximise productivity and retain control over workloads.
Time management starts with the commitment to change. Time management is easy as long as you commit to action.
The Pareto Principle, or '80-20 Rule' (among other variant names) is one of the simplest and most powerful management tools on the planet.
Here are practical tips, tools and skills to improve time management
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.
Stress at work, stress management techniques, stress reduction and relief.
Staff well-being at work - principles, ideas, methods and theory for stress reduction and improving wellbeing in the workplace, for employers and employees.