Personal Development

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Henley Business School Personal Development Assignment 1 15 July 2013 By Henry Schutte (21034081) Word Count: 1643 Contents 1. 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2. 2.1 2.2 2.3 3. Self-awareness reflection .................................................................................................... 1 Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 1 Personal Development to this point ............................................................................................. 1 Key Learning Moment ................................................................................................................... 1 My Recent Career…show more content…
If I had more knowledge and experience, I could have managed these projects and the people in my team more effectively. During this process I learned a lot about myself and that I need to develop my writing and reading skills, as I struggled to put facts into organised writing because of my technical background. Now I make use of Mind Maps which help me with my personal development writing. “Mind maps are a method of storing, organising and prioritising information (usually on paper) using Key Words and Key Images, each of which will trigger specific memories and new thoughts and ideas”. (Buzan, 2006: 12) 1 A person can comprehend a vast amount of knowledge, only going through difficult times he will start to understand himself and this will be the beginning of his learning. (Sonen Kierkegaard) 1.4 My Recent Career Even though I went through a difficult and very challenging time in my career, I still managed to develop my managerial skills in the organisation. I’m always interested in seeing possibilities beyond what is currently known. By having a less emotional approach to work-related issues, I made good progress by focusing on the challenges in my work environment. This has allowed me to communicate clearly and effectively and to achieve the business requirements. Innovative and creative thinking has made me aware of new possibilities and more effective ways of doing things
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