Category Archives: Self Development

Daily Self-Evaluation Template

Whether you are a parent, a student, an employee, a community member, or any combination of these roles, evaluating yourself by the end of the day can tell a lot about the kind of person you are. Self-evaluation is an important first step in being aware of yourself, and self-awareness is the first step to personality development and leading a life of meaning and integrity. The main goal is to make you see what you are doing well and what you need to focus on in order to achieve your personal goals. This allows to identify some key areas in your life that you would like to improve such as health, relationships, career, finance and spirituality. Read more »

Decision Balance Sheet

Decision Balance Sheet

Sometimes when you are faced with an important decision, you spend a lot of time looking for a solution hoping to avoid making the wrong choice. One of the simplest ways to decide what to do is using the Decision Balance Sheet. It is a simple but effective decision-making method that enables the team to make more confident and balanced decisions. It uses a tabular record to represents the advantages and disadvantages of an idea or situation for the purpose of reaching to a decision quickly. This situation might be a problem that needs to be solved or a condition that needs to be changed. Read more »

SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis

A SWOT analysis is a simple and structured planning tool for reviewing and assessing the position and health of an organization. It is a scan of the internal and external factors to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for any given situation. It provides the knowledge needed to understand the current situation in order to make more effective decisions and develop more successful strategies. It can be helpful for an entire organization, an individual department, a business unit, a project and even in personal development and career progression. Read more »

Importance Urgency Mapping

Importance Urgency Mapping

“We live in a time pressured world where it is common to have multiple overlapping commitments that all require immediate attention now. How can one manage the flood of responsibilities, do excellent work and maintain a positive frame of mind?” (Stephen Covey)

The Importance-Urgency Mapping is an effective method for organizing priorities. Read more »

Hand of Values

How to Make Your Personal Core Values Memorable?

The Hand of Values is a tool that makes someone’s values more memorable. The idea is very simple! Every part in the hand represents a value that if touched, it should trigger a positive thought, create an emotional change and influence the behavior in some way. Everybody has his own values, and he may assign his personal core values on his hand in the way he prefers. Read more »