26.- Handling Stress – the ability to balance and defuse inner tensions and stresses; the ability to appropriately separate yourself from stressful situations and maintain your own sense of inner peace.
27.- Human Awareness – the ability to be conscious of the feelings and opinions of others; to value others as people instead of just their organizational role or value.
28.- Initiative – the ability to direct one’s energies toward the completion of a goal, without an external catalyst; the ability to initiate actions based on one’s own interpretation or understanding of a situation.
29.- Integrative Ability – the ability to identify the elements of a problem situation and understand which components are critical; the ability to see different types of situation structures and therefore, different types of solutions.
30.- Internal Self Control – the ability to maintain rational and objective actions when faced with a stressful and emotional situation.
31.- Intuitive Decision Making – the ability to accurately compile intuitive perceptions about a situation into a decision or action; ability to be ‘intuitional’ as opposed to intellectual in decision making, and to be effective in doing it.
32.- Job Ethic – the personal commitment an individual makes to executing a specific task. Leading Others – the ability to organize and motivate people to get things accomplished in a way that everyone feels a sense of order and direction.
33.- Long Range Planning – the ability to identify long-range goals and design realistic plans to attain them; the ability to see the big picture and then determine what direction to take and how to use resources to attain future goals.
34.- Meeting Standards – the ability to see and understand the stated requirements established for a job, and a person’s commitment to meeting them.
35.- Monitoring Others – the ability to focus on the actions and decisions of others in a practical way to identify both successes and mistakes; the ability to identify the causes of success and failure and to do so in an objective and accurate manner.
36.- Objective Listening – the ability to listen to many points of view without bias.
People Reading – the ability to “read between the lines” in such things as the body language, reticence, stress, and emotions of others.
37.- Persistence – the ability to stay the course in times of difficulty; the ability to remain motivated to accomplish goals in the face of adversity or obstacles.
38.- Personal Accountability – the ability to be responsible for the consequences of one’s own actions and decisions; taking responsibility for these decisions and not shifting focus on blame or poor performance somewhere else or on others.
39.- Personal Commitment – the ability to focus and stay committed to a task; the measure of a person’s internal personal commitment without any external influences or pressures.
40.- Personal Drive – a measurement of how strongly a person feels the need to achieve, accomplish, or complete something.
41.- Personal Relationships – the motivation generated by the importance of forming personal relationships with the people with whom you work.
42.- Persuading Others – the ability to convince others, to present one’s viewpoint in such a way that it is accepted by others.
43.- Practical Thinking – the ability to make practical, common sense decisions; to see and understand what is happening in a common sense way.
44.- Proactive Thinking – the ability to evaluate future implications of current decisions and action; the ability to mentally create the scenarios and outcomes of situations that could develop from decisions or plans of action.
45.- Problem Management – the ability to keep critical issues in context so that you can understand what is happening and effectively use one’s knowledge to solve problems.
46.- Problem/Situation Analysis – the ability to identify the elements of a problem situation and to understand which components are critical; the ability to identify critical activities in a process – to be able to break the process down into its component activities.
47.- Problem Solving Ability – the ability to identify alternative solutions to a problem and to select the best option; the ability to identify the system component that is causing the error, as well as the options available for resolving it and completing the task.
48.- Project and Goal Focus – the ability to maintain your direction in spite of obstacles in your path; the ability to stay on target, regardless of circumstance.
49.- Project Scheduling – the ability to understand the proper allocation of resources for the purpose of getting things done within a defined timeframe.
50.- Quality Orientation – a person’s affinity for seeing details, grading them against a pre-set standard, and identifying flaws.
To be continued…
Merry Christmas to you all!