SELF IMAGE AND SELF
: The concept of self-image can be defined as the
image of yourself from other people's point of
view and your point of view, while the concept of
self-identity is the attitudes and the overall
identity of you as a person
: The concept of self-image and self-identity is
inter-related as the development of the self-
image leads to the development of the self-
identity. For instance, if Mr X, has a positive self-
image it will lead to the development of a
positive and strong self-identity of Mr. X.
SELF-ESTEEM @ SELF-
Your evaluation of your
worth or value based on
your perception of such
things as your skills,
ability, talents and
How to develop a strong self
: Need to have your perceived self-
worth, which is the value you
place on yourself.
: You also need to look at yourself
from other people's viewpoints.
How do people see you?
: It will be more significant if you
look at those people, who are
important to you such as your
parents, your brothers and
sisters, or your superior.
SELF CONCEPT AND
STYLE: In communication, your self-concept
filters the information that you receive
in your interactions with other people.
This will determine your approach and
response to as well as interpretation of
: Therefore, your self-concept also
influences your ability to be sensitive
to others, self- fulfilling prophecies,
interpretation of messages, and
: Self-concept that shape our habits,
beliefs, attitudes, morals as well as
STYLES THAT ARE
RELATED TO SELF
> This kind of people tends to be highly
task-oriented and focused on the job to
be done rather than on relationships.
> They also like structures and systems
and their homes or offices are highly
> They like to accomplish their tasks by
themselves rather than working with
> This means that this kind of people
is highly task-oriented, more likely to
control their emotions, and
> They can also be aloof, cool, and
> They like to have barriers when
communicating so they prefer to sit
across you with a table in between.
> Expressive can be full with emotions
and impulsions though they often
feel the need to control
> They also want to get the job done
but they will do it in a more
> Expressive may face more challenge
trying to balance their work and look
after the feelings of others.
> They are more concerned about
relationships than work.
> There is a need for them to fulfill
other people's social needs.
> In their offices, they will prefer to sit
in a round table side by side with
> Amiables will ensure that you are
comfortable and feel welcomed
when talking to them.
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