Have you ever been in the situation as a line manager when you need to inspire one of your team members to think about their personal development plan? Maybe you are struggling to pull your own personal development plan together?

Here are some useful work related questions that might help you to kick things off…

Also, here are some more personal questions you may wish to ask…

In summary…

Personal development planning isn’t a process based on tasks and outcomes, it is an opportunity to understand how people tick and help them to achieve their goals and ambitions. The better you understand your people and their goals both in and out of work, the stronger your relationship will become.

As Richard Branson is quoted as saying, “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to”.