feedback analysis - identify and concentrate on your strengths / avoid intellectual ignorance
lack of manners
reader or listener?
how do I learn?
loner or work well with people?
decision maker or advisor?
perform well under stress or structured environment?
big or small organization?
do not try to change yourself - work hard to improve the way you perform
the "mirror test" - what kind of person do I want to see in the morning
value match that of the company?
strength-performance rarely conflict; but value-strength might conflict
most people won't know where they belong until past 20's
but they should have know the answers to the questions above
decide where they do not belong
knowledge workers are different and needs to ask this question
three distinct elements:
what does the situation require?
given my strengths, my way of performing and my values, how can I make the greatest contribution to what needs to be done?
what results have to be achieved to make a difference?