My Strengths Essay

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Strengths are defined as a pre-existing capacity for a particular way of behaving, thinking or feeling that is authentic and energizing to the user, and enables optimal functioning, development, and performance. Growing up I began to notice some of the strength I possess and how they fall under certain themes. My main strengths consist of restorative, achiever, learner, responsibility, and individualization. However, every strength has a shadow side, or a negative effect, when used to the extreme. Finding a balance in my strengths and learning to use them in combination is a major key in being successful not only at HBU but in life. More than half of my strengths fall under the executing domain, with those strengths being, restorative, achiever, and responsibility. These…show more content…
However, in order to do that I must use my strengths in combination to get the most out of them. Since the traits of achiever revolve around staying busy and being on top of things I can use that to complete more work at a faster pace. Also, since I have responsibility as a strength that will make me feel more inclined to turn in my assignments on time seeing them as something I promised the professor I’ll accomplish. Those strengths will help me stay ahead in my classes, but in case I ever fall behind I would be able to get out of that slump and catch back up. Under those circumstances, I’ll be able to put my restorative skills to the test by finding a solution as to how I can get caught up in my studies, and discovering the root of the problem. Also if needed, due to my strength individualization, I could set up a study group by picking people based on their unique abilities and use them to make the groups studying more effective. Coupled with being a learner, I would study more intensely in order for me to learn more and improve in any subject I’m struggling
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