Self reflection fuels your emotional intelligence
Self reflection fuels your emotional intelligence.
At my sons’ school they have introduced ‘reflection’ as part of their reports.
When I received my youngest son’s report complete with two pages on his reflections I was so surprised.
The same happened a day later with my 7 and 9 year old sons’ reports.
At 5 years old they are asked to be objective and categorise:
• I feel I’m good at…
• I feel I’m doing ok…
• I feel like I need to improve…
The second page is ‘I’m really good at…’, ‘I have improved in…’.
When asked: ‘By Christmas what would you like to have accomplished?
‘ they completed ‘What I would like to be better at’.
>> Self reflection allows you and your team to be objective and look for ways to enhance your skills.
Ask yourself weekly:
• What was I good at – why?
• What was I OK at – how?
• Where could I improve?
My question to you – when was the last time you and the team did a review together that wasn’t just based on meeting targets?
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