Values and Motives

As my second strength social intelligence i am aware

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As my second strength, social intelligence, I am aware of the motives and feelings of others. When working with groups, having synthesis is essential in being successful. If people show me that they have a personally genuine interest in me, I will really appreciate the efforts, hence becoming more open to them. When I know that someone has a true desire to get to know me, it makes me feel welcomed. Having people like this to work with will definitely push me to want to work harder on a given task. My third character strength is my curiosity and interest in the world. If I find things seemingly appealing to me, I will want to research and have a better understanding of it. If I happen to be learning something boring, I will not be encouraged to study it, and will therefore dread the topic. On the other hand, if I truly find something that is applicable to my life or that seems interesting, I will end up trying to learn much more about it. So by being questioned, it will stimulate me to think more critically, which is something I enjoy doing. Based on the VIA test, my fourth strength is gratitude. Although I am a thankful person, I was surprised to see how high it ended up becoming in my results. I am not the
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  • Fall '11
  • JohnHurley
  • character strengths, Social intelligence, VIA, character strength, extremely ambitious person

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