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The Power of Self-Awareness brings Harmony in the Workplace

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Promoting self-awareness in the workplace cultivates a positive, collaborative culture and enhances individual and collective performance, contributing to company success.

Understanding What is Self-Awareness:

It is the ability to focus on yourself, your actions, your thoughts and your emotions and see how they align with your standards. Individuals possessing high self-awareness can objectively evaluate their emotions, allowing them to improve their workplace relations and increase their productivity. Cultivating good self-awareness at work can help you to interact better with colleagues and supervisors, creating a more harmonious environment. 

Two Types of Self-Awareness:

  1. Public self-awareness: is the ability to be aware of how you appear to others. This characteristic allows you to adhere to social norms and behave in socially acceptable ways.
  2. Private self-awareness: is the ability to reflect on or notice your internal state of mind. Individuals exhibiting private self-awareness can practice self-reflection and develop an awareness of their feelings and reactions.

Reasons Why Self-Awareness Is Essential For Career Success:

  • Contributes to empathy
  • Improves communication skills
  • Assists with stress management
  • Leads to better time management
  • Facilitates decision making
  • Increases self-control
  • Boosts productivity

Tips to improve your Self-Awareness:

  • Think before you react
  • Be willing to hear and incorporate feedback
  • Reflect on who you are
  • Consider how your actions impact others
  • Identify triggers of negative emotions
  • Use a journal to record your thoughts
  • Immerse yourself in new experiences

In conclusion, promoting self-awareness in the workplace cultivates a positive, collaborative culture and enhances individual and collective performance, contributing to company success.


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Marielle Joy Pagaran

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