Using Resources
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Using Resources

Personal Growth Initiative: Part 3

It becomes more and more evident that to stay the course – to become a sustainable healthy leader - personal and professional growth need to pursued. Both are needed to compound the consistent delivery of excellence during times of unprecedented change and perhaps, chaos.  

Using resources:

The WHO: understanding the value of a reference group

The WHAT: test the choices of your resources

Jane Mandalios, published a tool that can help you. It is called RADAR

R: relevant

A: authority

D: date

A: appearance

R: reason for writing. 

This week consider how you, as a leader, use resources to advance your growth.

We all know that when we are growing, we are healthier. 

Everyone wins with a healthy leader.

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Hazledine, S. (n.d.). MedWorld. Five steps to creating a peer group that lifts you up. Retrieved December 16, 2018, from

Mandalios, J. (2013). Radar: An approach for helping students evaluate internet resources. Journal of Information Science, Volume 39 (4). Page 470 – 478. 

Offit, P. (2010). The Lancet retracts 1998 study linking autism to MMR vaccine. Infectious Diseases in Children. Retrieved from

Robitschek, C., Ashton, M. W., Spering, C. C., Geiger, N., Byers, D., Schotts, G. C., & Thoen, M. A. (2012). Development and psychometric evaluation of the Personal Growth Initiative Scale – II. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 274-287. doi: 10.1037/a0027310

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