STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, OPPORT UNITIES AND THREATSPreparing For Greatness in 2013
This is one of the greatest tools you can use to measure your success, yet few will ever take the time to complete one. Do yourself a bigfavor, in terms of preparing to win big in 2013 and do a complete S.W.O.T (strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) assessment on yourself.
Strengths – Write down all of your strengths – Ex: College degree, great communicator, etc.• Author• 501 C3• Major market to generate business in• New contract with 2nd largest school dist. In US• New manuscript ready to shop to publisher• New blogs & Facebook Page• 5 Year data report
Weaknesses – Write down all your weakness – Ex: Disorganized, procrastinates, etc.• Need to prioritize projects• Need to structure calendar better• Need to make more contact calls• Need to create a better system for to track calls• Need to get better at making sales calls• Need to get better at marketing my products and services
Opportunities – Write down your opportunities – Ex: Can work extra hours at job, have a new product or service that customers want, etc.• Now that I have 3 schools I can offer my Student Empowerment Program to them• I will be able to showcase my talents and attract new business• I can market my new children’s book to my elementary and middle schools• I can talk with the Principals about teacher training
Opportunities cont.• Offer “Empowerment” workshops throughout the district• Identify charter schools to pitch workshops• Pitch workshops to Compton Public Schools• Pitch 30-city college tour• Speak at San Diego College• Monique Epps project• Kandice McClurklin Project
Threats – Write down any and all threats to your success – Ex: Not having materials prepared for P.R. – Not Hungry enough, etc.• Lack of execution• Lack of follow through and follow up• Not up early enough to take advantage of opportunities• Not hungry enough• Fear of making cold calls• Lack of making enough cold contacts
Overall Assessment• Start your day off by going over your personal assessment of your strengths and weaknesses. Let this be your personal roadmap to success and greatness!• You can see what you do best and what you have to work on. Let’s go to work!
Consider a profession coachEverybody who is serious about taking their lifeto a higher level has a personal coach. Are youready to challenge yourself to be your absolute best?!
For more information about Wes Hall• Claflin University - http://www.blackcollegetv.net/VideoDetail.aspx?pv=yt&assetId=gbDMv2rNzas• Relationship Building for Teachers - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXnsuS- 59bU&feature=share&list=UUMrSqPDneT0VCeUbkU4U3NA• New York Presentation - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUMSrt2m3cg&feature=share&list=UUMrSqPDneT0VCeU bkU4U3NA• St. Louis Presentation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2jGJfeGjEo&feature=share&list=UUMrSqPDneT0VCeUb kU4U3NA• Youth Presentation - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVOVP7fwM5o&feature=share&list=UUMrSqPDneT0VCe UbkU4U3NA