Why is it important to know your strengths and weaknesses in the workplace?
Knowing your weaknesses allows you to understand how you can work around them. Strengths and weaknesses are part of being self-aware. When you know your strengths and weaknesses, you can create a development strategy that focuses on your specific development needs.
How do you identify your strengths at work?
Here are five tips to help you assess and apply your personal strengths at work.
- Listen to what others say you’re good at. What skills do people compliment you on?
- Know what you love.
- Find your flow state.
- Know your relationship style.
- Maximize your specialties.
What are the benefits of knowing your strengths?
3 Benefits of Knowing Your Strengths
- Encourages clarity & confidence. Knowing your strengths helps increase your self-awareness.
- Boosts productivity. When each person on a team has clarity about what they do well and they’re placed in a position to use their strengths, productivity soars.
- Increases engagement & retention.
How do you use your strengths?
Here are my key takeaways:
- Focus on strengths. Shift your mindset from focusing on weaknesses to focusing on strengths.
- Learn your strengths and weaknesses. Know thy self.
- Contribute you strengths to the team.
- Stop spending time in weaknesses.
- Team up with your manager.
- Turn your strengths into habits.
How can I improve my strength skills?
Question: What is one way to take your core strengths and make them even stronger?
- Assess Subsets of Your Strengths.
- Find People to Cover for Your Weaknesses.
- Get Additional Training.
- Identify Strength-Enhancing Opportunities.
- Deliberately Practice.
- Communicate and Blog.
- Learn From Others.
- Be Open to Change.