This competency is one in a set of complete functional and behavioral qualities that, when fully realized, can help lead to professional success. View all competencies.
Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve himself or herself; recognizes the need to change personal, interpersonal, and managerial behavior; actively seeks feedback.
|Level 1: Basic||Level 2: Intermediate||Level 3: Advanced||Level 4: Expert|
|Participates in activities for self-improvement||Works to continuously improve himself or herself||Is personally committed to continually improving himself or herself and rigorously pursues multiple means to do so||Is dedicated to continuous learning and self-improvement, and aggressively undertakes activities to enrich intellect, to build new skills, and to hone existing skills|
|Recognizes the need to develop personal, interpersonal, or managerial behavior||Works to deploy strengths, compensating for weaknesses and limits||Readily gets involved in activities that will challenge and stretch current skills and intellectual prowess||Continually expends his or her talents and gifts to the fullest, participating in a variety of events and pursuits designed to build on strengths|
|Is aware that different skills and approaches are required for various situations||Picks up on the need to change personal, interpersonal, or managerial behavior quickly||Actively seeks feedback from others to determine areas in which he or she can best improve||Earnestly garners feedback, and acts upon it to improve perceived weaknesses and limitations and to build a repertoire of skills|
|Is responsive to reactions of others regarding his or her influence and performance||Watches others for their reactions to his or her attempts to influence and perform, and adjusts||Learns from success and failures, and helps others to benefit from their experiences||Is a role model for those who strive for personal excellence|
|Reacts to changing demands||Reads changing demands and responds accordingly||Monitors conditions to anticipate the need to change||Demonstrates mastery of agility in meeting changing conditions|
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