Image by Looking Glass via FlickrAnswer: You
"Whether you think you can or can't, you're right."
- Dr. Adolph Brown, III
With all of the tools, trainings, conferences and research at your fingertips to access, learn, and use, what is keeping you from taking steps to advance or achieve your professional goals?
I am an advocate for communication professionals having working knowledge of the tools of the social web. I also believe being a life-long learner through a variety of professional development is a central component to having any kind of success in your field.
Whether it's crisis communications or being a strategic business consultant, media relations or measurement, whatever it is you need to do to sharpen your skills and change, learn, and grow, do it.
What are you going to do to be a more effective communicator? What steps have you taken to improve your craft? The comments are yours.
Personal responsibility is 100x more important than personal branding.