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What skills will you develop in 2012? Focus on the stars, not the monkeys!


I’m pleased to say that my most recent blog article has been published on “”, where I have contributed as a guest author.    I’d love to hear what you think, so please take a look and add a comment on the site.




The start of a new year provides a psychological “fresh start” and an opportunity to reflect on past successes and future challenges. However, when it comes to personal development there are so many opportunities. The world really is your oyster, but with limited time and resources it can be difficult to know where to aim!


Traditional thinking leads us to focus our training and development activities purely around perceived weaknesses.  Whilst it is inevitably important to ensure that critical weaknesses are addressed, there are massive opportunities for us to further develop our strengths so that we “shine” and stand out from the crowd.


With this in mind, I’m going to try an experiment and build my development plan differently this year.  Interested?  I’ll explain further below…..



Focus on the stars, not the monkeys!

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