I try to take part in the weekly #ldinsight chat hosted by L&D Connect and takes place 8am every Friday morning. Last week I connected with Simon R.J. Fogg (@srjf) and later in the day received a message from him recommending a book. "A fave book on subject for mentors/ees is As Iron Sharpens … Continue reading #ldinsight recommendation
I am unsure how to approach my first meeting with my mentor and so have been looking at articles describing what makes a good mentee. Ben Casnocha has listed Six Habits of Highly Effective Mentees. I thought this was a very interesting article and the comments are just as thought provoking. “signal that you’re worth … Continue reading What is an effective mentee
I have been accepted as a mentee on the CIPD Mentoring scheme and was delighted to received an email from my mentor earlier this week. My focus throughout Feb-17 is going to be mentoring and getting the best out of this opportunity. I am well aware that a mentoring relationship is more successful with effort from both … Continue reading Becoming a mentee
After a weekend binge of The Big Bang Theory I found a quote that really stuck a cord with me... "Motivation: It's the difference between getting things done and remaining horizontal on a Netflix binge." So I decided to become vertical and look into all the posts I've shared over the month and collate them together. … Continue reading Motivation & #snday2017
Whilst looking into what motivates us I have discovered Martin Seligman's PERMA Model. According to Seligman, these 5 experiences are essential to long lasting well-being. With all five, a person will be more motivated and have a better attitude towards family life and work. An element of self-awareness is required to use the PERMA model, but, what ever goals … Continue reading PERMA Model & motivation
I have seen a lot of negative articles and comments over the past few weeks about New Year’s resolutions and how it is setting people up to fail. Why is setting goals on the 1st of January a bad thing? In my eyes being negative about New Year’s resolutions under minds what the individual is … Continue reading Encourage resolutions and change
5 ways to become more Self-directed.
This month I shall be focusing on… self-directed learning and taking responsibility of your own development.
What I have done to develop this month?