Essay on Strength, Personality, and Style Assessments & Motivation

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In my paper regarding strength assessments from the Rath’s Strengths Finder 2.00 (Rath) I learned how it can improve the development of my leadership. About a year ago I took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment (The Myers & Briggs Foundation); I was identified as an ENTJ and ENFJ (split personality). I recently took another assessment detailing with my style (Style Analysis). The strength finder 2.0 assessment defined my top five leadership strengths; the Myers Briggs defined my personality; and this new assessment defining my style behavior. These assessments are very valuable in knowing who I am as a leader. Leadership is about getting others to accomplish goals bigger than themselves. That requires motivation. Now that I …show more content…
The focus of the presentation was in using the assessment to not just understand your ‘style behavior’ but to understand the behavioral style of others. The ability to lead requires us to motivate and related to others within not only our work place, but at home and elsewhere. Understanding this assessment provides valuable insights into another’s behavior style and the ability to effectively motivate. Phil recommends that if one must address someone in a difficult situation such as a performance management situation, to think of one good quality or something that you appreciate of that person. If you can’t, get them off the bus (Collins) or to get them into another seat. He also stated that when one recognizes another’s style and motivation needs, he is honoring that person. Like is someone goes to France and speaks French, it honors that person.
Romans 12:10 “ Love each other with genuine affection,* and take delight in honoring each other.” (Greg Laurie, General Editor)
Romans 12:16 Live in harmony with each other. Don't be too proud to enjoy the company of ordinary people. And don't think you know it all! (Greg Laurie, General Editor) There are two parts to the assessments. The first part is “adapted behavior”, described as the “public face”, what others see and think about you, and your conscious behavior. The other part is your “natural behavior”,

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