Self-Awareness is extreme productivity, job satisfaction, happiness, & well-being.
Internal & external
Internal Self-Awareness: how well we know ourselves
External Self-Awareness: knowing how others interpret our behaviors and actions, which is often different than what we intend
Research from Harvard University, the Carnegie Foundation, and Stanford Research Center found that 85% of career performance comes from having well-developed self-awareness, soft skills, and people skills. Hard skills, including technical skills and knowledge, only make up 15% of career success.
Tasha Eurich, Organizational Psychologists 5-year study determined that 95% believe they are self-aware, but when measured, only about 10% – 15% are self-aware.
At Brize, we believe this misunderstanding is buoyed by our investment in higher education to acquire the “what” skills for our jobs and careers. Afterall, many of us have spent a minimum 4-years to obtain a college degree.
Four. They can have different names across organizations. At Brize we refer to them as Do, Prioritize, Analyze, & Translate
Different organizations have slightly different names for each. At Brize, we refer to the 4-styles as Harmonizers, Energizers, Introspective, & Captains.
True. For example. Introspective workstyle individuals can be incorrectly viewed as uncaring about their job or company and can appear to disappear when things get tough. In reality, they may be hyper-sensitive to what they perceive as conflict and will do anything to avoid it. Introspective individuals are typically analytical, so they are not afraid of problem-solving, and actually enjoy it.
False. Confidence is a belief in our abilities to do something. We may not know how to do it initially, but we believe we can figure it out.
Effective communication is a process that starts by preparing in advance. And strong active listening, critical thinking, and problem-solving are invaluable to effective communication. Strong communicators gather and analyze information to form sound ideas and opinions and know their audience to develop how and what to say to ensure they are understood.
The process of sharing information and being a understood starts well before we utter a single word.