Strengths and Weaknesses Essay

883 Words Jul 21st, 2005 4 Pages
The objective of this paper is to show you the personal strengths and weakness that I identified by asking friends and family their opinion on the topic regarding yours truly, and by examining myself for areas that I am really good at (also known as strengths) and areas I need to improve (otherwise known as weaknesses). After I have identified them, I will tell you how recognizing my strengths and weakness can help me to improve myself to achieve a more peaceful and satisfying personal life.
I will start with the unflattering information first and list my most obvious weaknesses.

My weaknesses were hard for me to identify but with the help of friends I was suddenly very informed on what they were! I was able to identify one
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The fact that I will admit that I am wrong brings me to the subject of my personal strengths.

Identifying my personal strengths was a lot easier for me than identifying my weakness. I would rather look at myself and my actions and point out the good attributes that I have then point out the bad ones. One of my greatest strengths is my ability to relate to people. I understand where they are coming from and empathize with them whether I have been in their situation or not. This gift allows me to gain the confidence and friendship of people and even complete strangers very easily. In addition to Empathy, Dependability is another very strong strength I have. When I say I will do a certain task or be somewhere at a certain time, I will be there or die trying. My friends and family all know that they can come to me anytime and I will be there for support emotionally, physically or financially if it is within my means to help them. Finally, The last and most influential strength that plays a part in my life is creativity. I love to come up with comments, ideas and objects that are unique and very different than what the normal society expects. The byproducts of my creativity are my sometimes strange sense of humor and my beadwork, both of which are generally enjoyed by people of all ages.

Acknowledging the impact these three strengths and weaknesses play on my life can help me formulate a plan for improving my

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