There are many ways to move your growth plan to action. There are no-cost and low-cost options such as reading a book, article, or blog. You can follow an expert in your field on social media. A great example of that free resource is the information BSCorbett Consulting, LLC (BSC) shares regarding leadership on its Twitter account @BSCorbettLLC. An additional lowcost option is to find a successful mentor in your industry who is willing to provide career guidance. There are also higher-cost options such as attending a training session, hiring a professional coach, or obtaining a certification. How do you know when it is time to invest additional time and money in your growth? It is a personal decision, one where you must weigh available resources and the expected return on your investment. In fact, BSC wrote a detailed 11- part blog series in the spring of 2016 called “Spring Clean Your Career with Producktivity®.” If you need help answering the questions about your next career steps, I highly recommend taking the time to read the entire series and implement the steps provided in this free resource. For me personally, I knew when I realized in order to add more value to others, I needed to add more value to me.
Four months ago, my President & CEO Becky Corbett of BSCorbett Consulting, LLC identified a certification opportunity that built upon my personal growth plan, while providing future resources to our company. It was an expensive investment, and needed thoughtful consideration of the value it would bring to our clients and me. I was fortunate, because Becky saw the benefits of this opportunity and invested company money for me to complete the certification. Many of the attendees at the event did not have this benefit, and still made the commitment to participate using their own funds.
As a result of having participated in the John Maxwell International Certification Event, I am now a John Maxwell certified coach, teacher, trainer, and speaker. It carries with it the name and values of leadership expert, John C. Maxwell. I now have a wealth of resources in the areas of coaching, training, speaking, and teaching. I have a network of colleagues who are part of the John Maxwell Team who provide support and accountability for my goals and growth. It also lets clients know I have invested in my skills to bring them greater value. Start moving your ideas to action; find a book, mentor, training session, or certification today.
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