My speech to our student management staff on personal development

 

Ron’s Leadership/Personal Development Resources/Notes

 

If you believe it, you can achieve it.

 

In customer service, it is important to realize patrons don’t know/understand our terminology.  We must interpret, ask questions, create links, and ask for affirmation.

 

You will be the same person five years from now that you are today, except for the people in your life and what you learn.

 

Expectations of children, why not adults?

 

  • If reading is important for children, it is important for you!
  • You are the average of the Five People you associate with the most.  Are you getting value in these relationships?

 

Utilize the University On Wheels, Exercising Your Body and Mind.

 

What’s on your Twitter feed?  Best way to filter your information

 

John Wooden Pyramid of Success

 

Next play…but reflect later for improvement

 

Starting is half-finished

 

Fail forward

 

Parkinson’s law

 

Don’t worry about what to do in the next 3 days, get to work for the next 15 minutes

 

30 day habits

 

Andy Andrews Seven Decisions

 

  • The Buck Stops Here
  • I will seek wisdom
  • I am a person of action
  • I have a decided heart
  • Today, I will choose to be happy
  • I will greet this day with a forgiving spirit
  • I will persist without exception

 

Find someone who is doing what you want to do, and develop a relationship with them.  Search for podcasts, YouTube subscriptions

 

Don’t want to purchase books, use your free library card.

 

One resource will lead you to another, which leads you to another in an endless web of resources, learning, and skill acquisition.

 

Here are some resources I believe will aid tremendously in your personal development::

 

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