There are six issues discussed in this paper related to the importance of professional development and the management of the personal priorities towards work. The six issues are: (a) Role Model; (b) Traits of an effective leader; (c) Work goals and plans reflecting the organization’s goals and objectives; (d) Measuring and maintaining personal performance; (e) Managing change; (f) Maintaining work/life balance.
The approach adopted in this paper can be adapted by any organization aiming for professional development and managing work priorities for their employees. The corporate professional development can be improved by the guidelines provided in this report.
The role model in the workplace must follow the model of positive modeling. The positive model is system to discipline and mentoring and focusing on the positive workplace performance and behavior. The positive modeling deals with employee training and employee improvement and success. The effect of it is on the individual employee and the ones who are included in larger team efforts (Calhoun 2010).