Written By: Hamish Knox, Sandler Training, Futurpreneur Canada Mentor, Calgary, AB, hamish.sandler.com @sandlerhamish
An article published in the Harvard Business Review claimed that 90% of what was learned at a one-day training program was forgotten in the next 30 days.
David Sandler wrote a booked called, “You Can’t Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike at a Seminar,” yet many entrepreneurs I speak with view their personal development as a series of boxes to check instead of an ongoing process.
That’s not to say that event-based training is completely without merit, but attending a training event without a plan for implementation is like going to a buffet and eating two grapes. You got some sustenance, but left a whole lot behind.
Creating a personal development process for yourself needn’t be arduous. The following steps will at least be a good start.
“If you’re not growing, you’re dying” is a cliché for a reason. A personal development process keeps you growing.