675 Ways to Develop Yourself and Your People: Strategies, Ideas and Activities for Self-Development and Learning in the Workplace

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For most adults, development is a process we associate with external specialists - our parents, teachers, lecturers and trainers; people who have provided us with the stimuli to develop. Few of us feel we are competent to undertake personal development on our own. 675 Ways to Develop Yourself and Your People offers individuals an alphabet of opportunities for learning in the workplace. The manual recognizes that development at work involves our mind, our body and our spirit and provides strategies and techniques that anyone can adopt. By providing a set of 50 individual learning opportunities and processes, from Achieving Ambitions with Goal Setting to Working with Gender Differences, Laurel Alexander offers you the Swiss cheese approach (bore a hole at a time and there are soon more holes than cheese) to what can otherwise seem too big a task to even begin. Identify the ideas with which you have greatest empathy, or where you see the greatest need, or simply tackle an opportunity a week. However you choose to approach the process, you’ll soon be taking control of your own development, with all of the benefits in terms of increased self-awareness, self-esteem, skill and confidence that this will bring. To help you make the most of each learning opportunity, the manual provides you with over 600 ideas, techniques and activities, for example: ¢ individual tasks and reflections - to help make the learning real; ¢ activities, questions and ideas for working with others - so that you can learn with and from your colleagues; ¢ questions and exercises for use with a mentor; ¢ collections of group activities, role plays and projects - for you to help facilitate the development process in others; and ¢ Internet links - as a springboard to learning opportunities beyond your workplace. This is truly a holistic collection of resources for developing yourself and those around you. Laurel Alexander helps you to engage your (multiple) intelligences, spirituality,

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Laurel Alexander is a qualified trainer, assessor and guidance specialist. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Institute of Careers Guidance.

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