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It is important to know yourself, your personality type and how it impacts on your work with others. All Library staff are encouraged to take the 16 personalities questionnaire and share their results with colleagues via the poster in the Staff Room.
The Reflective Journal by Barbara BassotAre you being encouraged to reflect more deeply and critically on what you do? If your answer is yes, this uniquely inspiring book is for you. The Reflective Journal is a thoughtful and encouraging introduction to critically reflective practice. With space to write your reflections, it will give you a place to capture your learning and a structure to record your development. As a powerful tool for processing your thoughts, feelings and actions, it will lead you to a deeper understanding of yourself and your work so that you can develop your practice and achieve your professional goals. Written for students on a range of courses from education and social work to business, counselling and health, it will also be invaluable for those on placement or in professional practice.
Publication Date: 2013-08-16
Personal Development and Management Skills by Christopher Routledge; Jan Carmichael; Christopher RoutledgePersonal Development and Management Skills focuses on the learning processes that underpin the skills development, whether personal or professional. Ideal for anyone studying professional development or management skills as part of a Business degree whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, each chapter includes exercises to enable readers to get the most out of the ideas in the book. Covering everything from awareness to decision making, this book explores all the skills necessary for effective management. Personal Development and Management Skills also examines the critical variables in management skills from the role of the senses in skills development to personal characteristics and learning, enabling readers to consider the impact of their own characteristics in their personal and professional lives. Practical, accessible and engaging, this is an essential handbook for everyone looking to develop their management skills.
Publication Date: 2007-11-13
Skills for Success by Stella CottrellWhatever stage your students are at, it's never too soon for them to be thinking about their future. Competition for jobs is fierce, and having a degree is no longer enough. This indispensable guide helps students to create their own personal development programme and develop the skills and capabilities required by today's employers. Step by step, it takes students from the initial stages of setting goals and defining success through to the application process for their dream job. Internationally acclaimed study skills author Stella Cottrell provides students with the ingredients they need to create their own recipe for success. This versatile resource is ideal for students on personal development modules from foundation through to postgraduate level. It can also be used independently by students from all disciplines.