Continuous personal performance improvement is the hallmark of every StrategyDriven Professional. This ongoing enhancement of one’s knowledge, skills, and experiences makes a professional more valuable to both his or her current organization and the marketplace in general.
All professional development activities are performed at some cost. Therefore, it is important to be both deliberate in the selection and efficient in the execution of these activities so to maximize their return on investment. Development activity selection should benefit the professional first and the organization second. As it suggests, efficient execution of these activities means that the activity itself must impart a maximum increase in knowledge, skill, and experience with a minimal amount of effort.
The StrategyDriven Professional Development Forum focus on the methods used by truly StrategyDriven Professionals in the selection and execution of their developmental activities. Additionally, because organizational characteristics greatly impact professional development, some articles within this forum are dedicated to evaluating this organizational impact on one’s development, growth, and advancement opportunities. Subscribing to this forum provides access to its principles, best practices, and warning flags articles.