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Professional development during a pandemic – keep it up!

Professional development during a pandemic – keep it up!

Whether you work in an industry that requires Continuing Education credits or not, ongoing professional development will keep you at the top of your game, especially during challenging times… 

The coronavirus pandemic changed the way employees and businesses approached professional development, with many opting for online group learning through webinars and videoconference.  Others chose reading blogs, books, magazines, periodicals, or listening to podcasts independently.   Regardless of your choice of modality, it is imperative for every individual to elevate their professional development.

Why commit to continued professional development?

  1. It is crucial to gather the required skill set and knowledge for your work and professional area to climb the ladder of success and help yourself and your organization to attain short and long-term.
  2. Continuous and consistent levels of professional development make you a more thoughtful leader, keep your work interesting, build confidence, and ultimately lead to new opportunities.

Good Reads

  • What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There (Marshall Goldsmith)
  • Presence (Amy Cuddy)
  • Fat-Free Writing (Carol Andrus)
  • Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less (Joseph McCormack)