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Welcome to our personal and career development resources to help you make happier work and life choices. Here you’ll find a range of tools, tips and techniques to help you plan, set and achieve your development goals.

Successful managers invest in personal and career development. They achieve their goals by lifelong commitment to personal growth and professional development.

The Happy Manager contains a growing range of material to help you plan, set and achieve your personal development goals.

This section contains some excellent personal and career development resources – from tips and stories to career change advice and key success factors.

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Elementary Goal Setting – Make It Up and Make It Happen!

This elementary goal setting tip is based on David Allen’s approach to getting things done (GTD). Allen refers to “Make It Up and Make It Happen,” his problem... read more

Goal Setting Tip

Goal Setting Tip: Do What You Love How to be happy? If we could offer one, single, goal setting tip it would be: “do what you love”. Some... read more

Leadership and Professional Development

Leadership and Professional Development lesson No 1: Be in the Know At the heart of leadership and professional development is the idea of building a core of knowledge... read more

Effective Management Skills

Making it Happen Effective management skills must first and foremost be about getting things done. Whatever else management might be about; it is primarily about making things happen.... read more
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Tips & Tools

Finding Flow – The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life

“Finding Flow”, By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. “If we really want to live, we’d better start at... read more

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People is broadly recognised as one of the most influential... read more

Dealing with Job Loss – How to Stop Worrying With Plan A

Faced with job loss? Whether it’s being made redundant, not being made permanent, or actually... read more

Work Life Effectiveness – Work to Your Strengths

What’s the best way to develop your work life effectiveness? Well, perhaps it’s to apply... read more

The Daily Drucker

The Daily Drucker: 366 Days of Insight and Motivation The Daily Drucker is an invaluable... read more

Peter Drucker Quotes

Wisdom from the giant of giants! Searching for Peter Drucker quotes? Peter Drucker (1909 to... read more
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