2-4 Self Concept

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2-4 Personality and Self-Concept The first weeks into the class have given me a chance to view myself in a different light to view my strengths and weaknesses, in and out of any potential leadership opportunities. A few of the self-assessments really hit home for me, and those were the Jungian typology, my Locus of Control, and learning what my acquired needs were. Starting off, my Jungian typology is ESFJ: Extravert 16, Sensing 25, Feeling 44, Judging 28. Carl Jung has identified differentials on personality types based on attitude preferences in Extraverted vs. Introverted, Sensing vs. Intuition, Thinking vs. Feeling, and Judging vs. Perceiving. When it came to my locus of control, I have a moderate internal locus of control, which means that I tend to feel like I have control over my future. Lastly, I learned that I had a high need for affiliation, even though this was not necessarily a self-assessment, just a self-reflection. When it comes to my individual strengths, firstly I feel like my Jungian typology helps me since it gives me something that sets me apart from other managers that I currently or previously have interacted with. Something that I feel like is my own personal strength is with me sensing…show more content…
My feeling personality aspect is the highest, and means that I make my decisions based on emotions. This has hindered me in life and work because I end up making decisions without giving myself the change to analyze a situation without thinking about all possible outcomes. With my feelings being a huge personality aspect, I have always been too concerned with how others judge me. In leadership, this could cause me to fail if I don’t believe my team has faith in me to succeed, which would then take my attention away from business goals, and instead I would focus more on if my organization supported me as a
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