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Developing a professional image

  1. 1. Developing aProfessionalImage
  2. 2. 5 Characteristics of a Professional Take advantage of every opportunity Start by asking questions Dedicate yourself Use stories Develop your persuasive powersAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 2
  3. 3. Characteristic ofProfessional Qualities Caring Focused Helpful Dedicated CommittedAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 3
  4. 4. Develop Your Credibility Credibility means the ability to inspire belief – believability Credibility synonyms include Trustworthiness reliability, and Integrity Secretary must be credible Walk the Talk consistently Exhibit behaviors that reflect expertise and being a competent Leader Open and honest communications and no hidden agendasAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 4
  5. 5. Build Your Confidence1. SMILE always2. Develop direct EYE CONTACT3. Generate energy within YOU4. LOVE and ACCEPT yourself5. PAMPER yourself6. MODEL successful people7. Do you SWOT analysis Strengths Weakness Opportunities, and Threats8. Focus to EMOTIONS and FEELINGSAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 5
  6. 6. Build Your Confidence9. Have an ATTITUDE on gratitude10. Practice positive AFFIRMATIONS11. Practice VISUALIZATION12. MIND your negative thoughts13. Make a DECISION today to CHANGE Start with the first step today DECIDE today – with which person, people, situation, circumstances, tasks,.. You will change14. Shift your FOCUS Focus on what’s right vs what is wrong Focus on what you do have vs what you don’t Focus on Solutions then on Problems15. You do not have to be perfect all the timeAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 6
  7. 7. Take action .. Now.. You can not just stand before the mirror and shout ‘POSITIVE ATTITUDE” Write down for the next seven (7) days .. An ACTION PLANAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 7
  8. 8. What is the Different betweenSelf-Confidence and Self-Esteem Self-Confidence on the other hand is belief in yourself and what you can do. Self-Esteem is feelings we have about ourselves; the attitude you have towards yourself, how much do you like yourself and respect yourself? What do you think is your worth as a person? But those two important concepts are closely related even though they are not the same thing. You need both to be successful in any way. You need both to be a healthy functioning human being.August 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 8
  9. 9. Where Does Self-ConfidenceCome From?It comes from several sources: from within yourself from others from your achievements If you lack self esteem or self-confidence you must look above for the reasons. You may be overly criticizing yourself or telling yourself negative things like "Im bound to fail" or "Im not good enough" or even "I dont deserve to succeed". These will make failure likely Defend yourself. Your self esteem depends on it!August 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 9
  10. 10. Build Your Self-Esteem 1. Identify with people, books, videos, television shows, etc., that build your self-esteem 2. Build others – give sincere compliments often 3. Think positively 4. Set and achieve goals 5. Do something challenging each day 6. Look your best 7. Eat correctly 8. Do something for someone else 9. Learn a new skill 10. “Act as if” you possess traits you would like to haveAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 10
  11. 11. Build Your Self Esteem 11. Observe self-concept people 12. Handle things one at a time 13. Use criticism constructively 14. Ask for help – take advantage of learning opportunities 15. Improve your personal living space 16. Allow personal growth time each day 17. Post self-improvement reminders in obvious places 18. Do not say negative things about yourself 19. Reward yourself often 20. List your accomplishments each evening 21. Volunteer to share your skills with othersAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 11
  12. 12. Thank You and Good LuckAugust 2012 @CK Consultancy Personality Development for Secretary | All rights reserved 12

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