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Julia Assock, Head of People Development for dnata Europe, Board Member for the Travel Skills & Quality Board for Apprenticeships

Stretch yourself outside your comfort zone whenever you can and embrace the learning that comes out of it.

Julia Assock is the Head of People Development for dnata Europe and Board Member for the Travel Skills and Quality Board for Apprenticeships, Julia has over 18 years’ experience in both Corporate and Leisure sectors of the Travel Industry.

She is passionate about all things people development, ranging from coaching to larger scale learning interventions and has a strong interest in neuroscience.

Top tips

  • Pro-actively seek out a mentor, if possible from a different business area to increase your perspective
  • Be clear about where you’d like to get to and what needs to change to help you get there. Stay focused on your goal.
  • Have a growth mindset – reframe your challenges and think what can I learn from this
  • Go easy on yourself – it’s so easy to be our own worst critic. Take time to reflect and feel proud of your successes to date.

 

the most valuable piece of advice SOMEONE HAS GIVEN YOU

Take ownership of your personal development, have a plan and seek out support from others to help you get there…Put the work in and don’t forget to reflect afterwards and be proud of your achievements.

Your key piece of advice to someone looking to progress

Stretch yourself outside your comfort zone whenever you can and embrace the learning that comes out of it.