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Achieving High Performance by Pippa Bourne, Michael Bourne

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Analyzing your Strengths and Limitations

To achieve high performance in your workplace, you need to understand and play to your strengths. You also need to recognize what you are less good at doing, so that you can develop appropriate skills and acquire the necessary knowledge and experience.

Describing your capabilities

When you ask yourself what you are really good at, your answer should encompass three areas—your basic technical ability, your innate, or soft, skills, and the knowledge and experience that you have acquired.

Most people have a preference for what they like to do. Some are good at working with numbers, while others excel at languages. These skills are the building blocks of your job—sometimes called your basic technical ability. ...

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