What is Personal Effectiveness & Self-Management?

An element of Wholehearted Living is personal effectiveness and self-management. Many of us know what personal effectiveness and self-management are, however have we mastered it? (without being perfect of course!). So, just so we are on the same page –

Personal effectiveness means making use of all the resources (both personal and professional) you have at your disposal (i.e. your talents, strengths, skills, energy and time) to enable you to master your life and achieve both work and life goals.

How you manage yourself (i.e self-management) impacts on your personal effectiveness. According to CASEL, self management is “…the ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviours effectively in different situations.” This includes –


How Can We Increase our Personal Effectiveness?

In order to increase or change our personal effectiveness or performance, we need to take time out to reflect to see where we currently are. Once we know this, we can then take action and monitor our behaviours to see if we are getting the results we would like.

Some ideas on how you can increase your personal effectiveness include –


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