As I'm thinking about positive professional development and working on my upcoming Positive Professional Development Day camps, I'm wondering when people tend to think about their careers and their ongoing professional development. Anecdotally, it seems that most people think about it because of external factors, like needing PD to maintain a professional certification or because a boss suggests it, but I want to check my assumptions, so. . .
Take a second to respond to this quick little poll. And if you have longer thoughts or ideas you'd like to share, please drop a line in comments. Curious to see what people have to say.