Discover Jerry Seinfeld’s Path to Success

Jerry Seinfeld motivation techniqueDo you remember Jerry Seinfeld?

Did you know that he used a simple technique on a daily basis to reach his goals and to become a great comedian?

His method is called “Don’t break the chain”, and it is based on this exact logic. It can be used to track small daily goals or to reach a long-term objective.

Let’s get to the details.


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What is a Personal Development Plan?

What is a personal development planIf you want to create a personal development plan that helps you to actually achieve your goals, solid preparation is the answer.

Preparation already starts with your interest in reading this article, so you are already a good step ahead! However, there is a bit more to it.

So, what if I showed you how to use some great preparation techniques to create a powerful personal development plan that guides you along the way to your goals?

UPDATE: For a little personal development plan 101, check out this presentation first. [Read more…]

Are You Also Making This Common Mistake Once You Have A Personal Development Plan?

Mistake with personal development plan“Not doing anything. And ignoring the facts.” Now, that is by far my biggest mistake when it comes to my self improvement, notably for personal topics that I would like to improve. Does that sound familiar to you?

In the previous article on this blog, there were some recommendations given on how to stick to your personal development goals, once you got started, supported by a work-related example.

So, what if I show you now how to get started on your personal development plan, even for your private goals? [Read more…]

How to stick to your personal development goals – Part 2

personal development goalsIn the previous post, I asked you: “If you heard about three simple, but solid methods that could help you to stick with your personal development goals, would you be interested in learning more about it?”

Are you still interested?

If so, in this second post, I will go into detail of method two and three, which all in combination give you a great first base to make your action plan happen! If you have not seen the first post on this topic, I encourage you to read it first.

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How to stick to your personal development goals – Part 1

personal development goalsIf you heard about three simple, but solid methods that could help you to stick with your personal development goals (or New Year’s Resolutions), would you be interested in learning more about it?

You see, people are asking me during workshops: “Okay, the workshop is nice and provides a lot of insights, but what happens when I am back in the office? How will I be able to maintain the momentum?”

So, what if I showed you a proven strategy which avoids that personal development goals just remain some words written on a paper? I will share with you my personal answer to this question. It is not magic, it is actually quite simple and it works. [Read more…]

Three Proven Ingredients Of Successful Personal Development

self developmentThere are so many different blogs on Personal Development and Self Improvement out there, it is incredible! So, you might think, is this one just going to be another one that can be added onto this list? To answer this particular question, I would like to share a few points to provide a clearer picture to you on what this blog is all about. [Read more…]


Welcome Smart Self Development Plan PostIt is great to have you here! Personal Development has become one of my greatest passions these last years, as I went through quite a few learning curves I believe, in my private life, as well as in my professional career. But honestly, who has not?

I also like practicality and structure (which sometimes can be a burden as well), so, in simple terms those three ingredients make up the backbone of this Smart Self Development Plan Blog. I have set it up as a means for sharing with you and for receiving your comments and feedback on the tips, techniques and material on this somewhat soft, but still very interesting and challenging topic.

The Power of Choice

I would like to share a personal story with you, which hopefully also explains further why I have set up this blog. [Read more…]