I envision consulting evolving into modified, eclectic forms in the coming years and beyond. I also foresee individuals seeking the advice and services of consultants and consulting firms, in order to improve themselves and their situations.
In these troubles financial climates, consultants and would be consultants will begin to think of creative ways in which to sell their consulting and training expertise and skills. I sense a boom in personal development consulting and training in the near future. Here is a brief description of personal development:
Personal development comprises activities undertaken with a view to:
building human capital
bettering quality of life
The concept of personal development covers a wider field than self-development or self-help; it also includes developing other people , and by extension refers to the methods, programs, tools, techniques, and assessment systems used in the process of personal development.
You will see from the above that personal development is a huge field and one which should be explored. Personal Development is a pursuit which can positively impact life and society in general.
Even in times of recession, many people (including businesses) are seeking ways in which to better their situations. This is where consultants will come in and offer their unique services to help these people. Businesses will also discover the powerful benefits of personal development consulting and training.
Businesses and individuals will realize that they can reach their potential, learn to generate positive results, attain their goals, improve their performance and more through working with consultants. Technology has made it easier for consultants to be able to offer their services through. These services can be provided online, over the phone, fax, or in person - this is similar to the way coaches provide their work.