Personal development planning is all around self-reflection and self-analysis.
It’s about being able to take a step back and look at your strengths and weaknesses so you can make a plan on how to improve them.
Many people struggle with this process.
Overall there are 3 key stages to creating a personal development plan that will actually help you.
Analyse where you are currently at.
Gather feedback and your experience to determine your strengths and areas of development.
Time to set some goals for yourself.
Make sure they can be measured!
Set some objectives that will ultimately help you to achieve your goals.
Below is a useful personal development planning template that the CMI have put together.
Whilst it’s centred around managers, it will give you a great guide to work from and provides you with real examples.
I hope it helps you!
Sean is the CEO of Skillshub. He’s a published author and has been featured on CNN, BBC and ITV as a leading authority in the learning and development industry. Sean is responsible for the vision and strategy at Skillshub, helping to ensure innovation within the company.