How do we do it?
The process starts with a conversation. You tell us about who you are, what you want and need, your goals and where you are currently in your progression. From there, we work together to identify barriers currently in your way and work out how to get you to where you need to be.
Is this for me?
That depends on you. You likely already possess the skills and ability to answer the questions you are curious about. There is also a good deal of great and free guidance on this site which covers much of what is taught in 3IS. You will learn about many of the skills required by reading posts from the PDR morning thoughts blog. The sheer availability of excellent information is almost limitless thanks to the invention of the internet. I encourage you to take and apply what is relevant and useful to you.
Sometimes people don’t know what they’re looking for. There are questions they don't yet possess the answer to, or challenges ahead that they don't yet have a solution for. For example, take two people, Person A and Person B, who each face the problem of a leaking tap. Person A may have dealt with a similar situation previously and has the knowledge, experience, skill set and tools to resolve the issue on their own. Person B may not possess the same knowledge, experience, skill set or tools so seeks an expert to assist. At the end of the day both people are able to resolve their problem.
The big difference with personal development is you cannot hire someone else to do all the work for you. Improvement and changes can only be actioned by the owner.
How do I start?
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The Improving Interpersonal Intelligence System (3IS)
According to research commissioned by the Nutritional Therapy Association of Australia (NTA), one in four Australians are unhappy in their job.
Simply exiting the rat race isn’t an option for most as we require a pay check to fund responsibilities and lifestyle choices. Leaving one workplace for another can also be a gamble as the grass can appear greener on the other side until you get there and take a closer look. People may not feel comfortable changing industries due to the current economic environment which further limits available options. The PDR solution is to to change the current environment you are in.
If you want to change the world, start with yourself - Mahatma Gandhi
One of the early 3IS phases is to firstly reflect internally. We each have habits, mannerisms and other behaviours which may appear as issues to others. These issues can create barriers between us and what we seek. It is far too easy for us to ignore these and blame others for our circumstances. An early 3IS step is to become aware of your actions and take responsibility for your life. Whether issues are perceived or actual becomes irrelevant if adopting an attitude of ‘act and improve upon’ as you will then be moving in the right direction each day. Read more on the growth vs fixed mindset for further detail.
The next part of the 3IS process is to develop congruence in your lifestyle. Would you be comfortable acting on financial advice from a financial consultant if you knew they were broke? Do not expect others to follow the leadership in your professional life if you are not in control of your personal life. One should not take responsibility for the livelihoods of others if he/she has not been able to do so for themselves!Take charge of your life by making the necessary changes today for the person you will become tomorrow.