61 | Professional development when you’re too busy to get up to pee (part 2)

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Today, I want to make a case for professional development as an act of self-care, especially when you're on the path to promotion. As a quietly ambitious professional, you understand the importance of meaningful and fulfilling careers, making an impact in the world.

And I believe that investing in your professional growth can be a powerful form of self-care.

In a recent episode of The Rise in your Nine to Five podcast, I explored the idea that professional development can be a nurturing and rejuvenating experience. I share my perspective on three key reasons why professional development can be self-care.

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Now, I understand that not all professional development opportunities are created equal.

To make sure your professional development journey is truly self-care, I recommend looking for four essential elements.

🌟 Seek out a small group where you can trust and open up. Find a nurturing environment where you can authentically share and learn from others.

🌟 Look for programs that consider the whole person, taking into account your personal life, health, and social connections. A holistic approach to professional development can have a profound impact on your overall well-being.

🌟 Find a supportive coach or mentor who can guide you on your journey. Having someone who understands your unique challenges and provides encouragement and support can make all the difference.

🌟 Surround yourself with like-minded souls, people who share your purpose and mission. Connecting with others who are on a similar path can be incredibly nourishing for your soul.

🎧 Listen to the episode for more thoughts and insight to selecting a program.

Whether you choose to explore my Rise Leadership Bootcamp or seek out other programs, I encourage you to look for a program where you can equally prioritize your self-care and invest in your growth.

And if you're interested in attending my (free) workshop on navigating the quietly ambitious path to promotion, please visit themintambition.com/workshop to find out more and register.

Thank you for being a part of our community of quietly ambitious professionals.

Together, let's rise and make a lasting impact in the world.


PS there are two more dates for my free workshop in August. I'll be sharing insights about how to effectively position yourself for a promotion, without feeling braggy or gross. I'd love to see you there.

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