Contractors are facing a massive shortage of critical talent yet most contractors spend very little on talent development.
A valuable quote from Graham Duncan in the book Tribe of Mentors gets to the heart of continuous improvement. Consider that he invests and manages money for a living.
Question: What is one of the best or most worthwhile investments you’ve ever made?
“I invest a disproportionate amount of my income in paying for an ever-growing collection of trainers and coaches.”
The highest performing companies, teams and individuals heavily leverage these resources. Truly effective training HURTS and is not fun because it stretches you. This is the same whether you are training for something physical or mental. If you are taking the time to invest in training make sure you put 100% of your effort into it; and then some.