Self-Awareness in Personal Transformation

  • Nancy S. Kay
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Self-knowledge and relationship management are vital to success. A large percentage of high performers score high in self-awareness. What’s the correlation? It is the human connection that is overlooked. Self-awareness facilitates resilience, engagement, conflict management, and effective decision-making. Benefits of being self-aware include awareness of strengths, weaknesses, and unresolved life issues. In this chapter, the advantages of self-awareness will be highlighted and explored. They include the ability to adapt and manage emotions, making decisions based on or aligned with your values, and maintaining business and personal relationships for greater fulfillment. Self-aware business leaders can be more effective and efficient managers. They encourage and enhance others to excel in their strengths, which improves satisfaction, increases productivity, and positively affects all of life.


Self-knowledge Relationships Self-awareness Resilience Decision-making Conflict management Productivity Intention Transformation Human moment 


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  1. 1.Grace Counseling Service and SelfAware 101 CoachingFayettevilleUSA

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