My Strengths & Weaknesses

by Aaron Chui

Focus

· Actively set goals with specific timelines and figure out concrete ways to achieve them.

· You work best when you can control your work events - be aware and keep others informed.

· You thrive on regular check-ins and discussing goals progress - help others to understand this.

· Make efforts to avoid trampling on others' feelings as goals often take priority for you.

· Change is tough for you - ensure you talk and plan for change in terms of 'new goals to champion'.

· Schedule to attend a time management seminar and to incorporate the learnings in your daily routines.

· Stay away from unstructured meetings - they will be painful wastes of your time.


Self Motivation

· You don't need your hand-held; help others understand you need space to make meaningful decisions.

· Seek to take on a role where persistence is essential to success.

· Continually take on roles that demand an aura of certainty and stability.

· You have a strong self-concept that you are an agent of action - nurture it.

· You are most effective when you feel you are in control of your world - be aware and help others understand this.

· You need clear feedback to develop your instincts - review your failures and successes for lessons learned.


Integrity

· You identify with your ability to keep your commitments - stick to your programs!

· Stay off teams that have slackers on board as they will sap your energy.

· Do not be forced to rush and sacrifice quality - you value quality first. Help others understand.

· You are a self-starter and require little supervision - be sure your supervisors know this.

· You excel in positions that require unimpeachable ethics - seek them out.

· Continue to ask yourself what new responsibilities you want to assume.

· Protect yourself from taking on too much - build up self-discipline and the ability to say 'no'!

· Be careful about moving to management - you may prefer to do it yourself and be overwhelmed.


Risk taking

· Learn to recognize, act on, and leverage risks based on your own abilities.

· Look at risks that are uncomfortable and find ways to overcome them.

· Stay alert to all opportunities but focus on those currently available to you.

· Try something new each day without worrying about the journey or outcomes.

· Learn to overcome the instinctive responses to fear.


Faith

· Make efforts to discover your true passion and tie it to your work, no matter what you do.

· Align, but don't compromise, your values to that of your organization.

· You respect others for learning about your family and community - give them the opportunity.

· You give more value to greater levels of service than more money - let others know this.

People may not share your beliefs, but you feel they need to understand & respect - let them.


1 weakness: Visionary

· Seek to share your visions of the future with others and hear others' ideas, too.

· Seek to share your perspectives on company news, meetings, and projects.

· Look for (and digest!) news and articles that cover the future plans of things.

· Work with or on a planning committee and keep up or review its progress.

· Look for roles where you will be pushed to see the future as vividly as possible.

Actively help others to rise above the present and be excited about the future.