Back to Back Issues Page Newsletter #28– Clearing Out Cobwebs - Feb 21 2007
February 20, 2007

February - Management for the Rest of Us

The dust has settled after a hectic New Year and it's time to consider what's in store for 2007 and beyond.

I'm part way into a personal project that will see the light in late summer - yes baby number 2 is pushing the keyboard further from my grasp, but I will persevere and continue to publish new articles for you to enjoy.

This month brings another look at personal development planning. "Yes, but I did one last year" I can hear you yawn. But that was last year….. and this year is a whole new opportunity for growing and achieving your dreams and ambitions. Take 5 minutes to read Achieve Your Ambitions: 7 Step Guide with Example Personal Development Plan to refresh your memory.

Or if you prefer a more in-depth guide to personal development planning, take a look at the popular Personal Development Planning Guide. This normally sells for $9.95, but this month, you can buy it for $7.95, saving you $2. Plus you get a free copy of the companion Goal Setting Guide. Who said the Scot's were mean?!

In my other job working with a training company, I was coaching a person new to recruiting staff. This time, the job was a part-time administrator. Did we employ the pregnant mum, the mum with a school age child or did we make it a full time entry level job for a school leaver?

There was no right answer, and we debated long and hard about the solution that worked. This made me think about ethical decision making, and write How To Make Ethical Decisions in 5 Steps. Use this article to guide you through tricky decisions.

Have fun clearing out the cobwebs!

Warm Regards
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Lyndsay Swinton

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1. Achieve Your Ambitions: 7 Step Guide with Example Personal Development Plan
Most of us have dreams and ambitions, or at least used to, before things got too hectic! Use this example personal development plan to figure out how to turn your dreams into reality.

2. How To Make Ethical Decisions in 5 Steps
What is ethical? Decision making can be hard enough but when we have to consider ethics and decision making we can tie ourselves up so tight we stop making decisions entirely. Here is a short guide to help you through the ethics maze and make effective decisions.


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