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Self Management Core Competencies
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Time Management:
Making good use of time by organizing, prioritizing and scheduling tasks.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Saving Private Ryan Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Work/Nonwork Balance 
  Driven by Time      

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Goal Orientation:
Setting and attaining specific and challenging goals for oneself.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Goal Setting 
My Left Foot Good To Great      

Rudy

Leading from the Inside Out      
Braveheart Driven by Time      
Hoosiers The New Managerial Mentor      
Saving Private Ryan        

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Organization Skills:
Organizing one’s responsibilities and performing them in an efficient manner.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Saving Private Ryan   Self Management Quotes   Work/Nonwork Balance

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Work Ethic:
Being diligent to ensure the successful completion of tasks related to one’s job as a leader.  

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
Lord of the Flies Good To Great      
Braveheart        
Saving Private Ryan        
Hoosiers        
The Last Samurai        

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Follow Though:
Ensuring that one’s promises are realized in behavior; doing what one said one would do.  

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Leading from the Inside Out Self Management Quotes   Goal Setting
Braveheart        
Saving Private Ryan        

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Initiative:
Initiating tasks and taking on new challenges.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Goal Setting
Rudy Driven by Time      
Braveheart The New Managerial Mentor      
Dead Poets Society        
Roger and Me        

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Effort:
Exerting oneself to complete tasks successfully and achieve goals.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Goal Setting
Rudy Good To Great      
Braveheart        
My Left Foot        
Roger and Me        
Hoosiers        

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Persistence:
Enduring in one’s tasks despite challenges or difficulties.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Goal Setting
Lord of the Flies Leading from the Inside Out      
My Left Foot        
Rudy        
Braveheart        
Dead Poets Society        
Roger and Me        
Hoosiers        

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Energy:
Maintaining progress and enthusiasm throughout the completion of a task.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
Rudy Good To Great      
Braveheart        
Dead Poets Society        
Roger and Me        
Hoosiers        

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Optimism:
Having a positive outlook about oneself and others.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
Braveheart Leading from the Inside Out      
Rudy Learned Optimism      
  Driven by Time      

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Self Control:
Controlling one’s emotions even in difficult or challenging situations.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Saving Private Ryan Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
Elizabeth        

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Stress Tolerance:
Remaining effective even when situations become stressful.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Saving Private Ryan Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Work/Nonwork Balance
Elizabeth        

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Personal Resiliency:
Withstanding and overcoming stressful situations.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Good To Great Self Management Quotes   Work/Nonwork Balance
Rudy Leading from the Inside Out      
My Left Foot        
Saving Private Ryan        
Elizabeth        
The Last Samurai        

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Work/Life Balance:
Controlling the influence of stresses of one’s non-work life on work life and vice-versa.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Saving Private Ryan Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Work/Nonwork Balance
         

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Adaptability:
Adapting to changing or dynamic situations.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
My Left Foot Good To Great      
Saving Private Ryan Leading from the Inside Out      
  Driven by Time      
  The New Managerial Mentor      

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Self Confidence:
Believing in one’s self and in one’s ability to perform a successful job as a leader and acting accordingly.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
Braveheart Driven by Time      
Rudy        
Saving Private Ryan        
Remember the Titans        
Hoosiers        
Elizabeth        

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Self Awareness:
Assessing one’s success in learning or working activities and being honest about said judgments. Knowledge of one’s strengths and weaknesses and knowledge of one’s boundaries and limits.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons

Cool Runnings

Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
My Left Foot Leading from the Inside Out      
Braveheart        
Saving Private Ryan Driven by Time      
Remember the Titans        

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Self Reliance:
Being able to work and think without the guidance or supervision of others.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Lord of the Flies Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
Saving Private Ryan        
Remember the Titans        
Elizabeth        

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Humility:
Being able to have a realistic perspective of one’s worth and ability to admit to one’s mistakes.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Cool Runnings Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes    
My Left Foot Good To Great      
Saving Private Ryan        
Remember the Titans        
The Last Samurai        

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Suspending Judgment:
Keeping one’s personal beliefs and biases from overly influencing one’s decisions.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons

Cool Runnings

  Self Management Quotes    
Saving Private Ryan        
Remember the Titans        

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Learning Strategies:
Learning new techniques for developing oneself through the use of multiple approaches.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
  Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Changing Behavior
  Leading from the Inside Out      
  The New Managerial Mentor      

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Intellectual Curiosity:
Valuing learning and seeking situations to increase one’s knowledge.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
Dead Poets Society Leading from the Inside Out Self Management Quotes   Changing Behavior
  The New Managerial Mentor      

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Continuous Learning:
Keeping informed on updates to one’s profession and leadership in general.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
  Leading from the Inside Out Self Management Quotes   Changing Behavior
  Driven by Time      
  The New Managerial Mentor      

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Seeking Feedback:
Willingness to seek feedback on one’s performance as a leader and to use the feedback to learn and grow as a leader.

Films Books Quotes Web-Sites Targeted Lessons
  Death By Meeting Self Management Quotes   Changing Behavior
  Leading from the Inside Out      

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