What Is Your Soft Skills GPA? (Soft Skills Is The Key To Your Success) AIChE/SPE Chapter Mtg Ron Morgan October 6, 2013 TODAY’S GOALS Motivate you to: 1. Think about the importance of Soft Skills in your professional a and personal life. 2. To discover your Myers Briggs Personality type and understand it. 3. To discover your TOP FIVE “Signature Strengths” Friends Family You Associates Customers Simon Senek’s Golden Circle Starting with the “WHY” WHY 1. The Hard Skills (HSs) are essential qualifications 2. Soft Skills are the “secret recipe” for success: a. Career success b. Organizational success (High Performance Teamwork) c. Quality of family life How What What Are The “Soft Skills”? Example soft skills: Self-Awareness Leadership Judgment Awareness of Others Influencing Skills Creating Trust Maintaining Respect Responsibility Integrity ___________,_______,___________ _________,____________,_________ Almost all reactions and decisions are caused by and/or based on PERCEPTION. What ever someone’s perception is of you, you earned it. Most business and personal decisions are based on perception. You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Relationships are the key to success, happiness, fulfillment, raising children, happy marriage, etc. Dr. Swavely (2013) has studied the limbic system of our brain and has mapped “Six Motivational Brain Networks®” Connectedness Fairness Importance Clarity Control Competence $’s $’s $’s Performing Forming a Team ?????????? Norming Storming Principle of Perception “We are measured: a. Not by what we are, but by the perception of what we seem to be; b. Not by what we say, but how we are heard; c. Not by what we do, but how we appear to do it. “ Personnel Decision Inc., MN, 1991 WHY THE EMPHASIS ON SOFT STUFF? “HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMWORK” is rapidly becoming a competitive advantage. Your PERSONALITY TRAITS and your BEHAVIORAL TENDENCIES will directly impact your career path and your personal life. FUNDAMENTAL INGREDIENTS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMWORK Common and Understood Mission Critical Mass of Talent & Skill Positioning Individuals For Max Synergy Effective Communication Effective Self Management © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. These Are About Soft Skills What Effects Your Behavioral Traits (Personality) Genetics – 25% heritable 0 to 6(8) years of life Personality Self Image 7 to 12 years 13 to 18 years Post Secondary Education Marriage Parents, Family Home Environment Parents, Family Home Environment PEERS Coaches, teachers Jobs …….. Personal Choice If you are not a happy person, it is your fault Commitment Trust Respect Most Companies Use A Dual Method For Performance Evaluations Final Performance Rating How You Do Your Work What You Deliver 14 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Key Factors That Influence Your Success Your Signature Strengths Your Learned Skills Technical Knowledge Experience Judgment Wisdom Passion Decision Making How You Do Your Work - Personality - Behavioral Traits - Dependable - Host of Soft Skills 15 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Teams Are Most Successful When: Each member has adequate knowledge of: “Personality Traits” of Self and Team Members”. Each member has some training how to “Interact” with each of the “Personality Traits” Or “Behavioral Types”. Each member understands his/her TOP FIVE STRENGTHS and those of his/her teammates. Then, members can be positioned to optimize performance via skill set and motivation. Now let’s look at a method that is most commonly used to “Finger Print” behavioral tendencies…. “Myers Briggs Personality Type” Myers-Briggs Personality/Behavioral Typing Four Dimensional System That Characterizes Our Behavioral Tendencies Energy Expression – Source & Direction Perception Method How We Process Information How We Implement Information 18 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Myers-Briggs Personality/Behavioral Typing Energy Expression Source & Direction Method of Perceiving Information Extroversion Introversion Sensing How We Process Information How We Implement Information Thinking Feeling Judging Perceiving iNtuition 19 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. E or I Where Do You Direct Your Energy? Extroversion Introversion Social Expressive Many Broad Interaction Outward Action before thought Private Quiet Few Deep Concentration Inward Thought before action S or N How Do You Process Information? Sensing iNtuition Facts Experiences Present Practicality Enjoyment Realism Using Possibilities Novelty Future Aspiration Development Idealism Changing T or F How Do You Make Decisions? Thinking Feeling Analyzing Objective Logical Criticism Onlooker Decides on principle Sympathizing Subjective Personal Appreciation Participant Decides using values J or P How Do You Organize Your Life? Judgement Perception Close Decide Structure Organize Firmness Control Open Explore Meander Inquire Flexibility Spontaneity MB Jung Typology Summary for April 6th Conference At OSU Name A B C D E F G H I J K L Number of entries Averages % of Total E 22 89 I 56 22 1 1 1 1 67 S F 1 25 25 25 38 38 62 50 1 12 75 12 25 39 4 42 12 12 62 9 29 T 12 62 12 12 33 56 8 28 N 38 25 4 38 P 11 12 100 33 56 8 30 11 51 38 3 13 J 56 44 33 44 67 33 89 11 67% 33% 75% 25% 33% 67% 92% 1 11 8% Compare Your M-B Type With Vocational Types ISTJ - The Duty Fulfillers ESTJ - The Guardians ISFJ - The Nurturers ESFJ - The Caregivers ISTP - The Mechanics ESTP - The Doers ESFP - The Performers ISFP - The Artists ENTJ - The Executives INTJ - The Scientists ENTP - The Visionaries INTP - The Thinkers ENFJ - The Givers INFJ - The Protectors ENFP - The Inspirers INFP - The Idealists Compare Your M-B Type With Vocational Types 8% 8% 8% 33% 17% 17% 8% ISTJ - The Duty Fulfillers ESTJ - The Guardians ISFJ - The Nurturers ESFJ - The Caregivers ISTP - The Mechanics ESTP - The Doers ESFP - The Performers ISFP - The Artists ENTJ - The Executives INTJ - The Scientists ENTP - The Visionaries INTP - The Thinkers ENFJ - The Givers INFJ - The Protectors ENFP - The Inspirers INFP - The Idealists G. Washington, Hoover, GHW Bush ISTJ - The Duty Fulfillers James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Truman, LBJ, G.W.Bush ESTJ - The Guardians Robert E. Lee, Queen Mary I, Queen Elizabeth II ISFJ - The Nurturers McKinley, Clinton, Terry Bradshaw, Don Knotts, Jack Benny ESFJ - The Caregivers Zachary Taylor, Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise, Charles Bronson ISTP - The Mechanics Buchanan, Roy Rogers, Bruce Willis, Hemingway, Eddie Murphy ESTP - The Doers Bob Hope, Dale Evans, Goldie Hawn, Woody Harrelson ESFP - The Performers Grant, Fillmore, Harding, Elizabeth Taylor, Ervin Johnson, Marilyn Monroe ISFP - The Artists ENTJ - The Executives F.D. Roosevelt, Nixon, Harrison Ford, Margaret Thatcher, Dave Letterman Coolidge, Jefferson, JFK, Polk, Wilson, CS Lewis, Colin Powell INTJ - The Scientists John Adams, Garfield, Hayes, Tom Hanks ENTP - The Visionaries Madison, John Q. Adams, Tyler, Eisenhower, Ford INTP - The Thinkers Lincoln, Reagan, Elizabeth Dole, Ross Perot ENFJ - The Givers Jimmy Carter, Van Buren, Martin L. King, Jr., Tom Selleck INFJ - The Protectors ENFP - The Inspirers James Dobson, Will Rogers, Paul Harvey Shakespeare, Tom Brokaw, Helen Keller INFP - The Idealists Suggested Next Steps A. Go to this web site and take your “Jung’s Meyers Briggs” Personality Test and read about your traits. www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp B. Have your close friends, classmates, spouse do the same, then have a social event and enjoy talking about each others’ results C. Order this book: “Now Discover Your Strengths” by Clifton & Buckingham 1. Read through page 79 2. Go on line and take your “Strengths Finder Test” 3. Read about your Top Five Signature Strengths on pages 81 through 116. 28 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Now Discover Your Strengths by Buckingham & Clifton ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-0114-8 Each of us has about “5 Signature Themes” or strengths These refer to one of three areas: – Our Person (Achiever, Activator, etc.) – Strengths Category (Discipline, Empathy, etc.) – Quality (Adaptability, Analytical, etc.) This is a great reference and has changed my life in many respects 29 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. LESSONS LEARNED 1. We must FACE REALITY AS IT IS, Not as it was, or as we wish it could be 2. BE CANDID WITH EVERYONE 3. DON’T MANAGE, LEAD 4. CHANGE BEFORE YOU HAVE TO 5. If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete 6. CONTROL YOUR OWN DESTINY, OR SOMEONE ELSE WILL!!!! Jack Welch Remember That….. “Things Turn Out Best For Those Who Make The Best of How Things Turn Out” JW So, when you’re at the end of your life here on earth, what will be your: Accomplishments vs. Regrets? Materials or Relationships? So, thanks for listening and here’s my parting thought for you to ponder……………………… “Life is usually shorter than you expected, and seldom ends the way you planned it. And, the true quality of life as all about the relationships you have. So make every day your MASTER PIECE.” 32 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. rgmorgan Thanks for listening……. Questions????????????? 33 © 2011 HALLIBURTON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.