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The A3 personal development plan that forms the core component of LCS Continuing Professional Development includes a section called Background & Vision. This is where you summarise your development status and include a ‘vision statement’ that should neatly describe your aspiration for your professional development. This article provides guidance on writing your vision statement.
Those of us familiar with lean are inherently inclined to look for methods of continuous improvement, but how often do we follow a structured approach of improvement when it comes to enhancing our own personal skills and proficiency?
Digital credentials, upskilling and digital transformation are the professional buzzwords of 2020 – and it’s no surprise that digital is bigger than ever after the world went into lockdown. For many businesses, digital transformation has become the ‘new normal’ and for individuals, upskilling and making sure you have a killer professional digital profile has never been more important.
As an LCS member, you are now able to join the digital credentials movement and promote your professional profile online for free, with the brand-new LCS digital credentials facility. Create your profile, showcase your verified qualifications, add links to digital certificates and then share your credentials via LinkedIn, email signatures, personal websites and more, to enhance your digital professional profile.
The Lean-Fitness Analogy is a teaching aid originally developed in the Lean Enterprise Research Centre for use in lean oriented courses for practitioners and employees. It presents a comparison of ‘going lean’ with ‘getting fit’ and aims to communicate the ‘essence’ of lean thinking and the challenges of going lean.
The following article by Level 3 practitioner Lee Boardman talks about how to apply lean principles to different areas of learning. Lee explains how lean philosophy’s techniques can easily work as a foundation for any learning challenge we set. This includes learning something which is completely new and unfamiliar, even Persian.
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