“Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu
Those who use all their talents and are constantly looking to improve themselves are more likely to succeed in life and business. Similarly, knowing your weaknesses will help you to manage your problem areas and ensure they don’t impact your personal or professional life.
You can use a personal SWOT analysis to help you to quantify your strengths and weaknesses, not to mention analyse and define your working environment and what you should be looking out for.
“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” ― William Faulkner, American writer and Nobel Prize laureate.
The following sections will assist you when setting up and analysing your personal SWOT analysis: