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Self-Awareness

Knowledge Building:

Self-awareness is “conscious knowledge or one’s character, feelings, motives, and desires.” 

It’s the ability to focus on yourself and objectively assess how your actions, thoughts, or emotions align with your values and interpret how others perceive you. -Oxford Languages

 

Video script: (235 words)

What exactly is self-awareness, you might wonder? It’s the ability to focus on yourself, gauging how your thoughts, emotions, and actions align with your core values. Picture it as a mirror reflecting the depths of your true, inner being.

Why is self-awareness so important? It’s not just a fleeting thought or a passive state of mind. No, it’s a conscious and intentional way of thinking.  Understanding yourself becomes the compass for navigating productive relationships within an increasingly complex and digitally advanced society.

As an employee, you are a linchpin, influencing not only yourself but also your colleagues and leaders. Have you considered how your mood, your level of attention, or your engagement directly impacts the feelings of belongingness, appreciation, and respect within your team? Being aware of these nuances is the key to fostering a positive work environment.

Now, let’s talk about the benefits. Self-awareness isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a powerhouse. By cultivating self-awareness, you enhance decision-making, regulate emotions, identify and overcome biases, and, perhaps most importantly, decrease stress. It’s not just about knowing oneself; it’s about harnessing that knowledge to thrive in the complex tapestry of life.

So, as we explore the corridors of self-awareness, remember – it’s not just a mirror; it’s a lantern illuminating the path to improved relationships, heightened emotional intelligence, and a more fulfilling journey. 

 

Activity

Self-Assessment

Self-Assessment:(Required)
Rate your current level of self-awareness 1-5 (5 highest).

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