Throughout my life, my strengths and weaknesses have become more clearer as I have become older. Although we all describe our strengths as positive attributes, and our weaknesses as negative attributes, they are what makes us who we are as individuals.
My strengths are important to consider in my overall personality and the way I relate to people. An important strength in my character is my ability to communicate. I find it easy for me to communicate well with others, as I am an outgoing person and I have the ability to listen as well as respond. For example, my communication helps me in relation to the access course and a health profession environment, by being able to interact effectively with everyone. It helps me to resolve difficult situations, improve my ability to share information, build a rapport with staff, patients, outside organisations, tutors and students. I am also able to take part in group discussions, give presentations, do group assignments, listen to others points of view and to find out a persons beliefs, concerns and values.
However, my communication can hinder me in the fact that I may be too honest with my answer and do not think before answering which can often offend, I can also become nervous, when speaking or giving a presentation in front of a large group, as they are more focused on me and not what I am saying or presenting. I however work on these weaknesses, by realising that when communicating with others, to stop and think before speaking, as sometimes the truth may hurt and can be offensive. I also try making what I'm talking about or presenting more enjoyable, so the focus isn't entirely on me, but what's being said or presented to them.
Another one of my strengths is my organisational skills as it is important in the workplace and college for me. For example at work all paperwork is done daily, and I am able to designate fellow workmates their daily duties at work. This can also be brought