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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Understanding the Term Personality

Have you ever asked yourself these questions?

  • Who are you?
  • How well do I know myself?
  • What am I good at?
  • What are my strengths, weakness, fears, inner most desires?
  • Where am I heading?
We all come in different SHAPES and SIZES
We all have STRENGTHS and weaknesses.
What's right for one person may not be right for another.
There are things that are important to me, that you don't care about at all!And sometimes your behavior doesn't make any sense to me

That's all of us are different and this uniqueness makes our personality, Personalities are never the same. We can like the same things, but we like them for a different reason n purpose that’s why we have different personalities

Originates from the Latin persona, which means "mask.“
Personality is a collection of emotional,thought and behavioural patterns unique to a person that is consistent over time
Personality is defined as the enduring personal characteristics of individuals. It’s the way we talk, walk, think, react, acknowledge, laugh, cry etc.
  • characteristics that are typical for a person
  • characteristics that make a person unique
  • acting, thinking, and feeling
Personality is sum total of our character, emotions, intellect, behavior, capabilities, qualities etc which include conception of ourselves and the also the estimate of outside people about us. In total personality means what we are , what we think and what we do.
What makes a Good Personality
  • Self Confidence
  • Positive Thinking
  • Learning From Failures
  • Self Reliance
  • Selfless Service
How to approach towards making a Good Personality
  • Goal Setting- Immediate, Short Term & long Term
  • Time Management- Importance of Futy , Plan/ Scheduling
  • Communication Skills-
  • Leadership Qualities- Planning, Self Discipline, Commitment, Responsibilities
Personality can be divided into 3 dimensions:
  • Physical - Body- Body language
  • Mental - Mind- Values, Thought Process, perception, memory
  • Intellectual - Intellect- Capability to solve a problem, learn quickly, learn from experience, ability to reason plan,
We also react very differently with Individuals, Family, work, as a citizen etc, that also defines our personality.
Here's Presentation on Personality.