Several years ago, in a marketing team meeting, as we discussed our professional development plans for the upcoming quarter, one of my colleagues blurted out “I don’t have time to for professional development. I’m too busy. I can’t take a day to go to a conference or a workshop.”
Neither our boss nor the rest of the team let her off easy on that comment. The marketing landscape is changing every day, with new tools and tactics to be aware of coming at you all the time. If you simply throw up your hands and say “I’m too busy!”, where do you see your career heading?
My friend Gini Dietrich brought this up over on the Spin Sucks blog recently. And since professional development for content marketers was the topic of my recent #CMworld chat, this seems like a great time to share some of my favorite tips and resources for professional development. [Read more…] about Invest in Yourself or Become Obsolete: Schedule Time for Your Professional Development