I have been writing this blog for four years now. My interest in personal development began when I joined the Staff Development Department of Aer Lingus the Irish Airline in 1968. I worked there for twenty years and I headed up the department for fourteen of these years.
During those years I began to lecture on personal development at The Irish Management Institute where I also did a master’s degree in Organisation Behaviour. In 1990 I became Director of Industry Affairs with the International Airline Travel Association (IATA) based in Geneva. This job took me all over the world, to both developed countries and underdeveloped ones. Working in these countries gave me an international perspective on personal development.
It is a very interesting field to work and study in. And the introduction of Positive Psychology has given a whole new impetus to this discipline. I welcome this development and continue to use its ideas and approach to update my thinking. Writing a personal development blog at www.personaldevelopmenttoolbox.com helps me to keep up to date with developments in the field and to share my insights with those who are interested in it.