CHAPTER 5 Conversations for Creating Development Plans

Let’s take a look at some of the different plans you can use to help your employees work on their strengths and blind spots.

The Importance of Individual Development Plans

Creating Individual Development Plans (IDPs) says we care enough about our employees to focus time on developing them for the future. It is a signal that we are making an investment for the long term. It has the potential to trigger hope and new possibilities and engage people in taking ownership for their future.

A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is another thing altogether. It says there is a problem with your current performance and something needs to be fixed in order for you to continue in the role you are in. No ...

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