Category Archives: Core Competency

Writer’s Wednesday: Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

I have talked before about the importance of daring to be vulnerable, and how Brené Brown’s TED talks on vulnerability and shame (and if you haven’t watched them you must), but it had taken a while for me to get around to reading her book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We …

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Finding Your Character Strengths

Too often people focus on their weaknesses and what they need to improve in their lives, but building on your strengths is often a much more effective approach. I’ve previously spoken about finding your core competences, which is the unique skills and competences, which you have. Today however, I would like to discuss your character …

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What Makes You Special? – Finding Your Core Competences

We each have unique strengths and capabilities based on our personalities, interests, education, experience etc. What makes a competence or a skill into a core competence, however, is the intersection of skills. Every person has a unique set of skills and competences, and finding the skills which you excel at, along with your special set of knowledge, …

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