The Self spectrums represent your innate characteristics - preferences within your comfort zone, and thoughts and feelings that come naturally to you when you are just acting intuitively. Personality traits are generally defined as descriptions of people based on relatively stable patterns of their thoughts, emotions and behaviours.
This module will help you to identify your own preferences on 4 Self Spectrums of:
Further to our personality traits and characteristics, we all have entrenched preferences when it comes to interacting with other people. We have certain relationship orientations which influence how we approach, react and respond to other people. While it is critical for leaders to develop a strong sense of self, it is equally critical to develop a strong understanding of how you tend to interact with other people, which contributes to your overall self-awareness.
To be successful as a leader you need to understand what interpersonal needs motivate you to behave in a particular way, and how these behaviours impact your staff. There are many factors that contribute to specific leadership capabilities. The Others Spectrums module will help you to identify your preferences on the four key areas of relationship orientations of being:
Our view of the world is heavily influenced by our upbringing and life experiences. Our families, communities, cultures education and environment all influence our beliefs, values and the lens through which we see and perceive the world around us. Our world view influences how we behave, interact with others, make decisions, and ultimately find success as a leader.
It is our values that motivate our action towards desirable goals. Values are beliefs which are linked to affect. When our values are activated, certain feelings arise which are linked to those values. When our core values are reinforced, we feel positive emotions, yet when they are compromised it can cause negative emotions leading to disharmony or conflict. We each have our own hierarchy of values, the ones which are the most important as the non-negotiables, down to the least important ones which we are most willing to sacrifice. This module explores the 4 key focus areas of our values on the dichotomies of: