What actually is a SWOT analysis? SWOT signifies Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities
Why SWOT Analysis?
Why SWOT Analysis? One of the interesting questions that you can ask before going further to its utilization. The SWOT matrix provides you with an opportunity to compare yourself with others. There has to be some productive parameter with which you will compare yourself to others. Competition is helpful in letting you excel in your domain.
Here is how you can conduct a SWOT Analysis on your personality:
1. Recognize your strengths
The first step is to recognize your strengths; those things that
What is it that you have that most people don’t have? Or what is that you do better than most people? What personal resources can you access?
Recognizing your strengths allow you decide on how and when to use them to your advantage.
2. Identify your weaknesses
In order to find the best in ourselves, we need to find our weaknesses too.
Don’t lie to yourself by claiming not to have a weakness or by ignoring it.
Weaknesses can be being overtly emotional or prone to procrastinating. You need to ask yourself salient questions like:
Which tasks I avoid doing? What are those things I am poor at? What negative work habits do I have? And more.
When you find these weaknesses, do not do yourself a disservice by shying away from them.
3. Seek and take the opportunities
You need to be ready to get the opportunity. Because if you aren’t ready for the opportunity then that opportunity is actually not an opportunity for you. How can you do this? You can continue using your strengths and work on your weaknesses for enhancing your personality and traits.
To find these opportunities, see if the industry that you are
Never stop learning and you will never stop achieving. The world is constantly changing, we need to change along with it.
4. Keep an eye on the threats
This world is full of threats. You’ll need to manage these threats to move on in life. While applying this matrix on a personal level, you’ll have to see if your weaknesses are someone’s strength? Are your colleagues better in public speaking? Or are they analytically better? If you have answered these questions as yes, then you need to work on them for
With this SWOT Analysis, you can expect to know yourself better.