Getting Into Character
To be successful at anything takes certain qualities depending on the goal you’re trying to reach. If your purpose in life is to be the best teacher you can be, it will be different than a person who wants to be a great basketball player. A business person might need different characteristics than a person who wants to be a painter. There are essentials that match everyone who wants to succeed, like ambition, desire, faith, passion, and love for learning.
As a unique individual, you are different than everyone in the world. You have your own fingerprint, your own strengths, and your own weaknesses that don’t exactly match with anyone else’s. The goals you have needs good characteristics that are customized to help you reach your goals. We could do a simple SWOT Analysis your characteristics. SWOT is Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats. Here’ we’ll focus on your personality.
Each successful person you know has different characteristics. Here’s are some sample chracter traits of successful people:
When it comes to your personality, what are your strengths?
Example: Smart, Responsible, Detail oriented…
When it comes to your personality, what are your weaknesses?
Example: Impatient, Easily angered, procrastination
Right now, what are the opportunities that may come your way because you’re able to handle them? What are things you can improve on in your Personality?
Example: I can learn to be patient, meditate, stop being controlling of others
What will happen if you continue to have negative traits in your personality?
Example: I won’t finish my projects, my relationships will deteroriate, self hatred
Knowing this about yourself will help you to realize what you have to change about yourself so you can be a better person. Some of your weaknesses might interfere with your ability to do your work in an excellent manner. Your strengths may be good and you become thankful. You clarifiy your opportunities to grow your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses. This way you can avoid any possible internal and external threats.