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Self Development: How to Help Yourself and ARS. Diane M. Strub, MWA DAD NACOP Training Conference August 18-19, 2010 Norman, Oklahoma. Self Development. Goal of this Session : Share some thoughts and insights to help you be successful in your ARS career. Self Assessment.

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self development how to help yourself and ars

Self Development: How to Help Yourself and ARS

Diane M. Strub, MWA DAD

NACOP Training Conference

August 18-19, 2010

Norman, Oklahoma

self development
Self Development

Goal of this Session:

Share some thoughts and insights

to help you be successful in

your ARS career.

self assessment
Self Assessment
  • What do you like about your job?
  • What don’t you like/frustrates you?
  • What can you change?
  • What are your career challenges?
  • Do you feel successful?
define success
Define Success

What does “Success” look like to you:

  • Climbing the career ladder?
  • Salary?
  • Self satisfaction?
  • Quality work?
  • Part of a successful team / inclusion?
  • Recognition?

How do I get “lucky”?

knowledge skills abilities

Interpersonal Skills

  • Research of successful individuals show they attribute their success to interpersonal skills (85%) and

technical skills (15%).

knowledge skills abilities1

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication and self projection
  • Positive thinking
  • Good listener
  • “Can do” attitude
  • Team player
  • Glass half full / half empty
  • Humor/Laughter
knowledge skills abilities2

Organizational Skills

  • Are you organized?
  • How do you prioritize multiple tasks

and “juggle many hats”?

  • What kind of time management tool do you use?
knowledge skills abilities3

Increased Knowledge Base

  • What are you reading?
  • Utilize your resources?
    • P&Ps
    • Reference Guides
    • Manuals
    • Job Aids
  • Be a life long learner
knowledge skills abilities4

Increased Technical Ability

  • “SWAT” Analysis


  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Abilities
  • Training
next steps
Next Steps

Build a plan for your success

  • Details
  • Teams/ Committees /Task Groups
  • Special Assignments
  • Shadowing opportunities
  • Evaluate your environment
  • Evaluate your personal situation
  • Build an IDP
  • Be open to opportunities
next steps1
Next Steps
  • Prepare for that “lucky break”
  • Luck: preparation meeting opportunity!
  • Every day a job interview!
  • FormalTraining
  • Self Development
  • Build yourself a strong network

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Peter Drucker

do s and don ts 1
Do’s and Don’ts 1
  • Do understand every day you are on the job you are on a job interview.
  • Don’t wait for an opportunity to come before you prepare
  • Do foster a “can do” attitude!
do s and don ts 2
Do’s and Don’ts 2

“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.”

Do be willing to learn from your mistakes!

do s and don ts 3
Do’s and Don’ts 3

“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

  • Don’t sit back and expect opportunity to knock on your door. If you don’t prepare for it, you may not recognize it nor will anyone else recognize you as a candidate for that opportunity
do s and don ts 4
Do’s and Don’ts 4

“Never be afraid to try something new.

Remember, amateurs built the ark;

professionals built the Titanic.”

do s and don ts 5
Do’s and Don’ts 5

Don’t be afraid to ask for some advice. Seek assistance on how to reach achieve your success.

do s and don ts 6
Do’s and Don’ts 6

Do learn how to deal with the

“tyranny of the urgent”. Manage the

stress, prioritize, and do your best.

Do strive for balance between your work life and your personal life.

  • Define your success
  • Plan how to achieve it.
  • Tapinto all available resources.
  • Start today:
    • Meet some new people today.
    • Be a life long learner.
    • Work on a legitimate IDP.
  • Be content with your choices.