Self-Awareness – Traits and Benefits Table

Traits of being self-awareAreas that benefit
Receptive to feedback
Open to new ideas
Willing to reflect
Knowing what hinders our progress
Positive outlook and attitude
Confidence
Increased control
Insight into growth needs and ambitions
Personal Development
Increased integrity, authenticity, transparency
Presentation of personal capabilities
Visibility/Distinction/Uniqueness
Recognition and Appreciation
Consistency
Reliability
Strong Personal Brand
Trust and Credibility
Clarity of mission and vision
Inspirational
Challenge assumptions
Manage conflict
Conviction and self-belief
Talent spotting
Delegation
Openness
Interpersonal skills
Communication
Awareness of personal weaknesses

Leadership &
Management
Fewer blind spots
Awareness of affects of our behaviour
Increased empathy and interdependency
Awareness of our moods and reactions
Ability to admit our mistakes
Emotional Intelligence
Sense of fulfilment, meaning and direction
Increased number of life choices
More in command of our lives
Life more connected, in harmony, holistic
Congruence between life, work and home
Better management of physical health
Improved emotional well-being
Increased Resilience
Increased confidence

Health & Well-Being
More inclusive culture
Value placed on all aspects of life, not just work
Congruence between individual and
organisation’s vision, mission and purpose
Value based on individual talent not just skills
Increased awareness of one’s role in bigger
picture
Organisational Loyalty
Risk Management
Decision Making
Time Management
Prioritising
Courage
Financial Success

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