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Professional Development Tools

Tools You Can Use

Professional and personal development is a process, a never-ending journey. Below you will find several tools to assist you in continuing to move forward in that process. We encourage you to explore these options. If you have questions about the use of these tools, please contact one of the people listed:

Kathy Faison
703-648-6826
kfaison@usgs.gov
Kim Miller
304-743-5429
kfmiller@usgs.gov
Sandy Bruner
703-648-5764
sbruner@usgs.gov


Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern The Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern

Be Proactive!

7 Habits of Highly Effective People
By Dr. Stephen R. Covey


graphic represeting the Transition Model The Transitions Model

Are you experiencing change?
The Transitions Model can help you navigate your way.

Managing Transitions
By William Bridges


graphic with the words on time

Want to manage your time more effectively?

The Time Management Grid

can help!


graphic representing the Ladder of Inference

The Ladder of Inference

Why do we jump down paths that are frequently, if not usually wrong?
Gain insight using the Ladder of Inference.


graphic representing the Awareness wheel

Did something happen and you’re not sure how to react?

Use this communication tool

The Awareness Wheel

to process the event




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