Four Competencies: Interpersonal, Business, And Leadership

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Of the four competencies, I find my order from strongest to weakest is intrapersonal, interpersonal, business and finally leadership. Even with leadership at the bottom, I still believe I am a strong leader. Additionally, with intrapersonal skills at the top, there are some areas within the category that I struggle with. For intrapersonal skills, I have always had a high standard of performance for myself. I truly believe anything is possible with the right amount of concentrated effort. This mentality opens up the world, and helps me push myself harder in situations others may not. I am naturally a very calm, relaxed person who is difficult to rile up. I also love ambiguity, and find I thrive in it where others may shy away. This summer, …show more content…
I have always been a fairly well-liked, social individual. I identify as an extrovert, and find I am energized by being around people, having conversations, and making connections. I honestly find this to be one of my greatest attributes, although it is something I constantly work at. The description on canvas includes “role-playing ability”, which is what I find the hardest part to master about interpersonal skills. Different roles fit for different situations. Being socially savvy enough to identify those roles is absolutely crucial and what I struggle with the most. This summer, my boss’s main feedback after my internship was that I not only worked very hard, but I also made it a point to make friends in the office. He really appreciated my attitude within the group. After hearing this feedback, I realized that interpersonal skills may be one of my best …show more content…
As someone in the investment banking workshop, I not only take the time to study the technicals of business to land a job, but also because I am genuinely interested in the world of finance and investing. This genuine interest makes learning and retaining business knowledge significantly easier. I have also always identified as a strategist in both business and life. I typically find myself analyzing a situation to find the most beneficial or efficient outcome. The area in this category that I struggle with is organization activity. I do consider myself organized, but when my calendar begins to fill up or I get swamped with different commitments, organization is the first thing I throw out the window. This has definitely negatively affected me in my career and education, so I have made it a point to organize even when I am busy. A prime example of this bad behavior would be this assignment. On Thursday, I had I-Core all day, and different bank presentations until late into the night. Had I been more organized, I would have completed the assignment in advance or wrote down somewhere significant that I needed to finish the assignment before I fell asleep. Rather, I came home after a very long day and immediately fell asleep, completely forgetting about the

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