Strengths and Weaknesses Essay

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Strengths and Weaknesses

Throughout my life, my strengths and weaknesses have become more clearer as I have become older. Although we all describe our strengths as positive attributes, and our weaknesses as negative attributes, they are what makes us who we are as individuals.

My strengths are important to consider in my overall personality and the way I relate to people. An important strength in my character is my ability to communicate. I find it easy for me to communicate well with others, as I am an outgoing person and I have the ability to listen as well as respond. For example, my communication helps me in relation to the access course and a health profession environment, by being able to interact effectively with everyone. It
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Although I see this as one of my strengths it can also hinder me as not all fellow workmates work in the same manor as myself, and I often get frustrated when their work isn't done to the full potential.

Another of my strengths is that I am also reliable. Relationships are built on trust. When working within a team, whether on the access course or health profession, others can count on me to keep my word, be there when I say I'll be there, and do what I say I'll do. This will make them feel secure and valued. Also when they see I can be relied on they'll give me more challenging tasks and responsibilities, which will allow me to grow, learn and become a leader. This however can also hinder me as there are situations where others can soon take me for granted and not appreciate my reliability. Although it is possible to be taken advantage of, in the long run being reliable is the best way to be.

My weaknesses are flaws in my personality and hinder my abilities, which could complicate my relationships with others. One of my weaknesses is that I am somewhat judgemental. I expect others to do their best job, and I can be quick to judge them when they don't meet my expectations. For example, at work, paperwork is not filled in correctly, and daily tasks not achieved. I can also be judgemental with myself as in with this course i often think have i achieved the best of my ability. Another of my weaknesses is my non-verbal communication. For example in my
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