Personal Strengths and Weaknesses Essay

733 Words Mar 24th, 2006 3 Pages
Jay's Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
Jay Rhee
University of Phoenix

Jay's Personal Strengths and Weaknesses There are a number of strengths which I possess that contribute positively in my work environment, in my personal life, and in my Learning Team. There are also a number of weaknesses which need improvement. The strengths are excellent memorization skill, ability to understand computers, anger management, and physical strength. The weaknesses are organization, time management, procrastination, and lack of confidence. My memorization skill has helped me with many things. In my business, I meet many customers daily. Some customers are regulars. Many customers tell me their names. Many people like it when I remember their
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I must be able to move things around. My first weakness is organization. I am not very well organized. Everything is in disarray. I leave my clothes all over the place. I keep all my books mixed up. My thoughts are everywhere, rarely focused. I plan on improving this weak area by cleaning up more often, placing the books back where they belong quickly, and to focus by concentrating and meditating daily. My second weakness is time management. I am horrible at time management. It is very hard for me to be punctual. Since my time management is horrible, I tend to make excuses for my tardiness. This leads to my third weakness, procrastination, which I believe correlates to time management. Poor time management makes me procrastinate. Therefore, all plans get pushed back and sometimes I am not able to meet the deadline. I plan on starting a daily planner to improve this weakness. A daily planner will provide me a way to control my time usage and prevent me from procrastinating. My fourth weakness is lacking the patience to listen to people. There is much that can be learned from other people because they can see things about me that I cannot see. Many times, I believe that I know it all, but it that is not true I plan on improving this by trying to open my mind, telling myself that I am not perfect and that I do not know everything. My final weakness is lack of confidence. My lack of confidence has made me lose job interviews in the

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