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Chapter 1

Five Pillars of Your Personality Development and Career Advancement Highlights

Chapter Highlights

Present scenario of advising and counseling on personality development. The real perspective of personality and career selection. Overview of control mechanism of personality and career management. Detailed analysis of the five pillars. Profile of the destiny and its correlation with the human attributes.


Personality Development Career Selection and Advancement Career Guidance and Counseling I. Q. Development Management Technique in Career Development Mechanics of Public Interviews Achieving Success in Life Wining Jobs and Promotions Leadership Traits and Development


Awareness The Right Perspective Career Selection Self Appraisal (Next Slide)

Self AppraisalLife expectations or Aspirations related to ambition Support position of Resources and Patronizing people

Interest Areas

Time constraints such as age, urgency, competition, vacancies

Aptitude Academic performance results of last three examinations including the Board level examination

Strengths and Weaknesses

Personality Development

Personality is the most important demonstrative aspect of a human being. It indicates their nature, behavior, character, habits, relationship and performance in public as well as personal life. It determines apparent sustainability, acceptability and accountability of person in his or her career as well as service period.

Personality Development Contd

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Personality is seen and examined from two angles: Outer side which is visible and perceptible. Inner side which is invisible and imperceptible. Personality gets two dimensional view and if add time factor, it gets three dimensional view.

Three pillars of life

Psycho spiritual (religion, God, Soul, weightless & eternal) Psychochemical (body, flesh, chemical, carbon & finite) Psycho intellectual (mind, psyche, logos, reason & tentative

Personality DevelopmentWho am I? How can I best project myself?

What are my strong and weak areas?

nner Traits of PersonalityWhat are my inner traits? I am submissive

I am arrogant

I am sociable

Outer Traits of Personality

Body features and their size and sharpness such as nose, eyes, ears, forehead, height, hairstyle, appearance, bearing, hands, legs, palm, structure etc. Dress, style, make up, color. Mannerism, pertaining to style of walking, talking, gesticulation, seating position. Expression verbal as well as written, its style, toning, naturalness, depth.

Outer Traits of Personality Contd

Self control and Temperament especially to provocative, irrelevant and absurd questions and behavior under difficult condition in group activities leading to give valuable expression to emotive feelings Intelligence pertaining to questions by the members in the interview apart from performance in written tests Performance pertaining to physical activity Body language pertaining to body movements

Other FactorsSelf Vs. Personality Personality Traits Vs Body Features Control Mechanism of the Personality Organs of the Body Self-controlling mechanism for personality exists within the human body. Its control is exercised through proactive spirit which generates different energy levels and their influence is passed on to their mind for action.

Other FactorsSynergetic Aspect of the Attributes Career Advancement The reference level or bottom line to evaluate achievements and success accomplished in life. This process is continuous and goes through the time periods of up and down phases. Implies a process of self quality improvement and progressively enhances eligibility standards for deserving to achieve the next promotion. Plays a self centric pivotal role Employer plays a significant role in making departmental facilities available

Career Advancement ContdDevelopment And Advancement

ntrospection The First PillarMeaning Introspection opens out a way and drives your attention towards yourself (Know Thyself) Real Need for Introspection

Real Need for Introspection

What is my background today in the form of parentage, religion, environment, availability of facilities and resources? What are my potential, abilities, skills and capabilities? What are my limitation? Will I be able to rise and grow? What re my positive and negative attributes which can contribute to my real strength and weakness? What are limitations that can restrict my growth? What type of control and remedial measures should I apply for correcting weaknesses and drawbacks?

Introspection ProcessIt advocates an individual to look inwards and examine ones origin, composition, relationship, existence, life and its objectives vis--vis outside world and its surroundings where the cosmic and earth forces are active and potent in influencing the entire nature and its living creatures. Timing

Self Assessment The Second PillarApproach Life-Oriented Aspects: Personal attributes Relation oriented attributes Education and Upbringing Performance Oriented Activities Business Oriented Activities Leadership Oriented Activities

Personal Attributes

Mental - Related to Mind : ambition, will power, tenacity, firmness, intuition, determination, integrity, responsiveness, awareness Emotional - Related to Emotions and Feelings: sensitivity, sincerity, anger, daring, consciousness, temperament, morality, politeness, assertiveness, keenness Psychic - Related to Psychology: maturity, stability, outlook, initiative, consistence, passiveness, extrovert/introvert, sulky, critical Intellectual - Related to Thinking Power of Mind: Intellect, logic, expression, creativity, memory Physical Related to Body and its Structure: personality, stamina, strength, capacity, tenderness, appearance, bearing, endurance and health


Positive Mindset Ambition Basic Will Power Vision Dedication Diligence Assimilation Personal Attributes

Awareness Adaptability Initiative Consciousness Grasping

Comprehensive List of Attributes





Attribute RatingFor Positive Type Excellent Very Good 9 7 For Negative Type Excessive Very often Frequent Low/Seldom Rare Nil -9 -7 -5 -3 -1

Moderate/Average 5 Low/Weak 3

Very Low / Poor 1 Nil First Phase Second Phase 0

Method for AssessmentAssessment

Direct Method

Statistical Method consisting of Self Qualifying Factors

Self Appraisal The Third PillarPersonal data Meaning (a) The technique to be adopted for carrying out the actual process. (b) The type of specific information seeking about yourself and its value and quality. Technique (SWAIT instead of SWOT)

Self Appraisal The Third Pillar ContdTechnique (SWAIT instead of SWOT) S stands for Strength W stands for Weakness A stands for Aptitude I stands for Interest T- stands for Threats Salient Features of Self Appraisal

Self Appraisal The Third Pillar ContdHomework Life Aspirations / Expectations Family Resources Position Academic Performance in School

HomeworkLife Aspirations / Expectations: Family Obligations Money, Wealth and Property Religion and Social Cause Joining Relation with Friends, Colleagues, Relatives Fame, Reputation, Recognition and Awards Work / Service / Business / Production / Sales Academics / Scholar / Knowledge / Research / Teaching Power, Authority, Ruling, Control, Dominance Self Addressed Enlistment and Spiritual Pursuit Defense and National Services

Self Development The Forth PillarPurpose Influencing Factors: internal, external and self-driving

External FactorsParents Self Development Upbringing & Education Environment

Internal FactorsSelf Development


Related to certain inherent personal attributes which are considered essential for initiating the process of self development within you

Influencing Factors:Self Driving AttributesOptimistic / pragmatic Approach Open mind Responsiveness Diligence / Hardworking Assimilation Proactiveness Grasping Level Drive Alertness Conscience Comprehension Tolerance / Patience


A Self Driven PersonDifferent categories of driving states of persons: Extremely Driven person Highly Driven person Fairly Driven person Low Driven person Dud / Inert person Self Development Process

Road Map for Self Development:

Be gentle, polite, humble and respectful Adopt cheerful posture and keep smiling Keep your temper down Follow some hobbies Plan your routine Look after your health and maintain it Learn to appreciate the work of others Carry always the sense of responsibility and accountability Develop the art of framing specific, precise and inquisitive questions Develop habit of reading books Learn the art of verbal expression Observe discipline and code of conduct

Road Map for Self Development Contd

Go on trip away from your place regularly Seek others confidence and respect In case of doubt, seek and consult proper advice Try to know your well wishers Remain always willing to work hard Develop competitive spirit Remember in life that there are no favors and nothing is free of cost Participate in social events with team spirit Before appearing for an interview, prepare extensively and thoroughly Express apology when you are wrong Never say NO bluntly and curtly even if you disagree

Watch and Guard Against Pitfalls

Spending more than you earn will never take you to gain wealth. Running into debt and temptation or tendency to adopt corrupt practices. Scattering your resources, power and efforts on