21 Important Skills

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Own assessment

1. Sell & negotiate

Skill level: 3/10

I’m already capable of

  • I know how to work with data and also I have an idea how I can create comparison

I should extend my abilities in

  • Negotiation tactics
  • topic of selling with determined own value proposition and selling confidently

2. Convey what you think & feel

Skill level: 6/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

  • being more fearless to tackle the topics that are me and at the same time might become very challenging

3. Break a process down into smaller steps

Skill level: 10/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

  • I’m currently fine here

4. Shut up, listen and learn from others

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

  • Practicing Active Listening

I should extend my abilities in

  • even higher awareness to listen and wait with proving my own thoughts

5. Adapt, improvise and overcome obstacles

Skill level: 10/10

I’m already capable of

  • Inspiration from Osho about being Brave, Free and being comfortable with Being on my own
  • Various approaches for running Retrospectives
  • My Growth [[ Mindset ]]

I should extend my abilities in

  • reduce getting side tracked during I’m focussing on a topic.

6. Read, understand and memorize

Skill level: 7/10 I interprete memorize also with storing in my externalized 2nd brain and don’t consider memorizing much in my brain as that important. As this would work against our system to just store in our brains what is really important.

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

  • I’m still not happy with my reading speed

7. Walk away

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

  • detecting situations where I should get out if it and that are not serving me well

I should extend my abilities in

  • differentiating when to still better confront with a topic and push through instead of investing too much in creating alignment

8. Manage time effectively

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

  • reduce getting sidetracked with topics
  • focussing on the things that move the needle and therewith increase effectiveness

9. Stay positive and optimistic

Skill level: 10/10

I’m already capable of

  • my growth [[ Mindset ]]
  • Osho - Being Brave
  • Work with what is now and what I can make out of it

I should extend my abilities in

10. Make decisions based on facts not based on emotions

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

  • accessing my level of emotions involved
  • get more access to my intuition and distinguish when it is appropriate to follow and when it is misleading

11. Speak in front of a large audience

Skill level: 4/10

I’m already capable of

  • I already game some presentations in front of an audience around 30-60 people
    • Netlight Conference (Scrumban)
    • Several LeSS Meetups in Berlin
      • [[ How to Measure Anything ]]
      • ScrumBan
    • Agile Management conference
      • Link: Mit dynamischen Team Setups Komplexität begegnen

I should extend my abilities in

  • again prepare and dare to present various of my key skill topics
  • physical presence and giving high class presentations
  • storytelling [[ Storyworthy ]]

12. Keep trying even after failure

Skill level: 8/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

13. Invest money on own

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

  • did several high class educations during the past 4 years

I should extend my abilities in

  • should invest in further courses to upskill of video production and course creation

14. Do things irrespective of situation

Skill level: 5/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

15. Self analysis

Skill level: 8/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

16. Learn how to learn

Skill level: 10/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

17. Understand how others feel

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

18. Remain consistent

Skill level: 6/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

19. Master your thoughts

Skill level: 7/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

20. Write words to persuade and influence others

Skill level: 4/10

I’m already capable of

I should extend my abilities in

21. Ask for help

Skill level: 5/10

I’m already capable of

  • have a highly capable, professional network

I should extend my abilities in

  • be more demanding and don’t think too much in what situation others might be. Rather check for concrete situation
  • get clarity on supporting network that is already existing and leverage network much more
  • better differentiate when to buy instead of build (in the wider sense)

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Reflection

Can be used for mentoring and coaching in cases where the clients wants to get orientation on what skills to build.

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