Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

1336 WordsJul 17, 20056 Pages
Everyone is embedded with things that make them unique. As individuals we each bring soemthing new, creative, and different to the table. This brings to to discuss personal strengths and weaknessess within myself and my everyday living. Personal strengths are areas where we tend to excel, and seem to express above average. Personal Weaknesses to me are areas where we would like to excel but seem to still need improvement. If I can, let me share with you my strengths and weaknesses and see how they effect my everyday being. Lets begin with my personal strengths. To me these are areas where I think I excel and have the most experience. Being an effective communicator is one of the best traits that I think a person can carry. Effective…show more content…
I love the corporate environment and the great growth potential that corporate america has to offer. But, I get easily discouraged because I feel that I lack the corporate etiquette that is needed to be successful. I am hoping that through my business management course work and through experience that I can learn what it takes to be a successful creative business woman. Next, I feel that one of my weaker points is being an effective listener. If the material or even the person that I am talking to starts to lose my interests then somehow I begin to block them out and it is not a trait that I am proud of. I have tried several times to really focus on what a person is saying to me if it is not interesting or if it doesn't pertain or affect me at that time and it is really hard. Even when a person is really talking about something that is important to them if I am pre-occupied or if I know that there isn't anything that I can do to help I have a hard time focusing on what they are saying. I have decent listening skills when it comes to serious issues or things that affect me, but I always want to be an "all around" good listener and not what I like to call a "selfish listener". Lastly, I want to get better at excepting other peoples way of doing things. In my work world and school world accepting others ways of handling situtations has not really been a strong point for me but it hasn't been weak enough to cause a problem
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