Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Here are the quick notes on 10.5 Elements of Personal Development:

1. Total belief system (self, company, product).
2. Belief drives passion.
3. Attitude of YES!
4. Invest time in things that help you succeed (reading, writing, studying).
5. Capture thoughts strategies and ideas in writing.
6. If can’t do #5, take a course in writing.
7. Take course about something YOU love.
8. Become internet savvy.
9. Begin clarifying your idea in public.
10. Publish something.
10.5. Give value FIRST.

Decision Making, the Right Choice

The first step in decision making is to brainstorm pros and cons on paper, setting a time limit in order to focus. Let it rest for a few days, adding anything as and when it comes to mind. This is also a good time to seek advice from family and friends and include it in the appropriate column.

A close look will soon reveal short and long term advantages on one hand and on the other, what could be lost, financially or emotionally. Rewards may be great but there is always a price to pay for change and this should be assessed in all honesty.

Read more at Suite101: Decision Making, Improve Skills & Be Successful: Decision Process & Personal Development, Right Choice & Follow Up