Professional & Personal Development
Professional development and personal development are interchangeable. You are who you are, wherever you are. Regardless of the development route you take (through work experiences or personal endeavors), you can apply that growth to every aspect of your life. Professional development is not merely about increasing skills sets or refining specializations. The most effective, inspiring and celebrated professionals and leaders are individuals who continue to make their personal development primary and see it as essential to their professional excellence.
These professionals know that a willingness to grow and explore outside their comfort zones, enhances their ability to innovate, increases their overall potency within their chosen field, and enriches their life. We might say that professional development includes personal development. It's even more accurate to say that true personal development is the wider circle that includes a professional line of development within a thriving human life.