Self-Awareness

Definition:

Self-Awareness is the capacity for introspection and the ability to recognize oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other individuals.


Shelly Duval and Robert Wicklunds Theory:

The psychological study of self-awareness can be first traced back to 1972. The famous psychologists Shelly Duval and Robert Wicklunds proposed the theory: when we focus our attention on ourselves, we evaluate and compare our current behavior to our internal standards and values. We become self-conscious as objective evaluators of ourselves.


Daniel Goleman Theory:

Psychologist Daniel Goleman proposed a popular definition of self-awareness in his famous book
Emotional Intelligence as:
knowing ones internal states, preference, resources, and intuitions.

Personalities Types

Analyst

Analyst role personalities are rationalist and technology pursuits. There are two traits in Analyst role: Thinking Trait and Intuitive Trait. Personalities types in the Analyst Role are:

  • Architect
  • Logicians
  • Commanders
  • Debaters

Architect

These personalities are imaginative and strategic thinkers, with a plan for everything. They have a plan for everything. These sorts of people are very rare and constitutes only 2% of the worlds population. They are amazingly curious but do not waste their energy. Their curiosity drives them and their insatiable thirst for knowledge keeps them motivated. They are unlikely to be affected by cynics. They are self-confident and have insightful observation. They work by employing the sense of perfectionism and even morality. They always work rationally no matter how attractive the goals are.


Strengths

They are Quick, Imaginative and strategic mind, High self-confidence, Independent and decisive, Hardworking and determined, Open minded, Jack of all trades.


Weaknesses

They are Arrogant, Judgmental, overly analytical, Loathe highly structure environment

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