Self Development: How to Help Yourself and ARS. National AO Conference Colorado Springs, CO April 23-27, 2001. Self Development. Presenters: Diane M. Strub, AAO, Midwest Area Deb Larson, Acctg Tech, Northern Plains Sheila Zeto, LAO, North Atlantic . Self Development.
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National AO Conference
Colorado Springs, CO
April 23-27, 2001
Goal of this Session:
Provide you some tools,
resources and tips to help
you climb the ladder of
success in your ARS career
Write down, as fast and furious as you can,
what frustrates you about your present job;
what do you worry about; what are your
career challenges? Ready, Set, Write!
What does a successful LAO look like to you?
and “juggle many hats”?
Diane, Sheila, Deb
Success Stories – audience?
Take control of your own career. Do not
wait for things to happen to you but be
open to opportunities. Luck is simply
preparation meeting opportunity!
“The best way to predict the future is to
create it.” Peter Drucker
Consider yourself the first beneficiary of
your work. Consider it an exercise in
Foster a “can do” attitude!
“Do what you can with what you have right where you are.” Teddy Roosevelt
“Unless a person undertakes more than they can possibly do, they will never do all they possibly can.”
Be willing to learn
from your mistakes!
“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” Vince Lombardi
Jump in, be willing to take risks, be
willing to ask for help, move ahead.
“Never be afraid to try something new.
Remember, amateurs built the ark;
professionals built the Titantic.”
Don’t be afraid to be in the “discomfort
zone”, the risk zone, trying something
new, being more than you are now and
stretching yourself to new limits.
You need to learn how to deal with the
“tyranny of the urgent”. Manage the
stress, prioritize, and do your best.
Strive for balance between
your work life and your
Don’t be afraid to laugh at yourself.
Strive for “WOW”!