Identify Your Self Management Skills

Take a look at the following list of words that describe various self-management skills. Circle the top 10 words that best describe you.

accurateconsistentimaginative
activecooperativeindependent
adaptablecourageousindustrious
adventurouscreativeinnovative
aggressivedecisiveintelligent
alertdedicatedintuitive
ambitiousdependableinventive
analyticaldetail-orientedlogical
artisticdeterminedloyal
assertivediligentmethodical
calmdirectnon-judgmental
candiddisciplinedopen-minded
capableeageropportunistic
carefulefficientorganized
caringenergeticperfectionist
cautiousenthusiasticprecise
charismaticfactualreliable
clear-headedfair-mindedresponsible
cleverflexiblerisk-taker
competitiveforcefulsecure
concernedfriendlyself-motivated
concisefrugalsensitive
confidentgenuinestable
conscientiousgoal-orientedtalented
conservativehardworkingtrustworthy
consideratehonestwise

Take a look at your top 10 and narrow it further to your top five. Then prioritize your skills, writing them below.

Top Five Self-Management Skills

  1. _______________________
  2. _______________________
  3. _______________________
  4. _______________________
  5. _______________________

 

SOURCE: Adapted from Janet I. Farley, The Military Spouse's Complete Guide to Career Success (Impact Publications), pages 13-14. Copyright 2008. All rights reserved.