University of Phoenix
January 19, 2011
Dr. Wendy Conoway
* All around the world today, personality is discussed. Personality reflects who a person really is on the inside. One can determine a person’s personality through expressions. Whether one is meeting a person for the first time or on a job interview, personality is what’s often identified. People are unique in their own ways, which would explain how individuals obtain different personalities. This paper will define personality and address some key personality features that define the author. The paper will also include key concepts used to explain the author’s personality, the consistency of the author’s personality features, and the reaction to the personality analysis taken by the author. Lastly, the paper will identify what would make a personality test reliable and valid. *
There are various definitions for the word personality however, according to Dictionary.com (2011); Personality is the visible aspect of one’s character as it impresses others. The author defines personality as being uniquely you. Some individuals are known for their pleasing personalities; however others may deal with angry- rude personalities. Some key personality features that define the author are Leader, Motivator/ Encourager, and Enthusiast. All of the author’s life, she has been told by many that she was a leader. As the author grew older, she realized that those statements were true. For this reason, the author takes the initiative to perform many tasks; even the tasks no one else would do. As a result, others have admired and followed her phenomenal leadership.
The next personality feature of the author is the Motivator/ Encourager. The author motivates herself by setting short and long term goals; in addition to motivating others to do the same in order to achieve goals. The author also encourages herself and others....
References: Dictionary.com. (2011). Dictionary. Retrieved from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/personality
Friedman, H. S., & Schustack, M. W. (2009). Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research, Retrieved from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/content/eBookLibrary2/content/DownloadFulfillment.aspx?url=http://ppdfapp.phoenix.edu.
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