Find your Strengths

Find Your Strengths Checklist

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Identifying your strengths and weaknesses can be daunting. Having a good checklist can make a world of difference. This checklist covers everything you need to do to thoroughly evaluate your strengths and weaknesses.

 Evaluating Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Write Down the following:

  • What do you like to do regularly?
  • What do other people think you like to do?
  • What do other people say you are good at? Ask a good friend.
  • What do you like to talk about?
  • What is one mistake you’ve repeated?

Capitalize on Your Strengths

  • Practice saying No to events or people that handicap your talents.
  • Identify skills you can transfer from home to work and work to home.
  • Develop your strengths. Practise your skills.
  • Stop doing things you dislike, when possible. ( remember outsourcing )
  • Avoid negative people.
  • Leave your comfort zone. Finding your comfort edges is how you grow.

Develop Your Skills

  • Identify your strengths.
  • Take one step a day towards improvement.
  • Act like a manager: Develop strengths.
  • Define expectations.

Determine if any Weaknesses Matters

  • Be honest with yourself, right now.
  • Center your activity on what you can do.
  • Know that you can do more than you think you can.
  • Avoid making excuses.

Use Tools to Help You Identify Your Strengths

  • Take at least one personality test.
  • Identify famous people with your personality type.
  • Read positive books about strengths. ‘Strengths Finder’ by Tom Rath
    is highly recommended.
  • Find a life coach.
  • Identify potential mentors.

 

Go 4 it!

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