Real professional development happens the minute you hit the door, grab your coffee, and start the day.
When you think of professional development, what is it that you imagine?
Do you think of conferences, held in warm, sunny climes… or webinars, watched over a bagged lunch… or droning, mandatory training sessions, conducted by your HR department?
Although all of these are nominal examples of professional development, they really only scratch the surface of what real professional development is all about.
Professional Development is challenging your team to punch above their weight; to tackle work that stretches their current abilities;
Professional Development is holding your team accountable, holding yourself accountable, and leading by example;
Professional Development is fighting for fair compensation for your people, and rewarding good work as you’re able;
Professional Development is firing underperformers and removing toxic influences; and, it’s putting people in situations where there is a pathway to success, and they are given the proper tools to do their work.
Professional Development is mentoring those…
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