Step 3: Act

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Welcome to the Action step. This might be where you spend the majority of your time, since in many ways you are constantly taking action towards what’s next; however, it’s important to be intentional about how and in which direction you put your time and energy. Take the insights you gained in the Learn and Evaluate steps and create SMART goals for the specific skills, knowledge, and abilities you need to develop as well as specific action steps you need to take to achieve those goals. Use this information to map out a realistic, achievable timeline, share it with a trusted mentor or wise counselor, then get to work taking steps towards achieving your goals.

Here are some tools to get started:

Action Planning: Act to Intentionally Grow & Develop

Now that you’ve spent some time examining your current skills, knowledge areas, and competencies, and identified the gaps and people you need to fill to move forward, complete this planning worksheet.