What is your personal character strength?

Do you know yourself?

Ops, this is one big question that most of us dont even have a clear answer of our self.questionMark

“What is my real personal character strength?”
outspoken, gentle, patient, forceful, charisma, stubborn, clear-minded, street-smart, shy, smart, leader, follower? and the list goes on and on.

 

Shortcut your Career Journey

But have you ever wonder if you will to know more about yourself at the beginning, you may have took a less painful journey and get an ideal job and developed your career at a younger age. And that mean a fatter paycheck at the end of the month! Of course, that may come with a price of getting involved in Rat Race or Office Politics.

Different of personal character strength will definitely flourish and grow better in various type of job, just like fishes in the water or birds in the air! For example, an Engineer job will require its owner to have an analytic mind and having a systemic way of divide and conquer problem. While a person with outgoing,  street-smart character will be more suitable for a Sale job. We need to know if we are the fishes that swim in the water or currently struggles to breath on the ground! And if we are struggling to breath on the ground, then we better hop or wriggle our way back into the water fast!

Previously, i used to rely on my bosses, colleagues and friends to give me feedback, but sometimes, this source of 3rd party may be biased! Until i came across this site https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/, which give me the tools to analysis myself and let me be aware of my top 5 personal character strengths. And they even have more in-depth explanation and discussion of each strengths on the YouTube too! Gallup’s Theme Thursday: Individualization

 

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By the way, my top 5 personal character strengths are

  • Connectedness
  • Individualization
  • Relator
  • Activator
  • Maximizer