Ep41: How to identify your skills gap. It's a PROBLEM.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses how to identify and fix skills gaps. She emphasizes the importance of self-awareness, reflection, and seeking feedback from others to identify areas for improvement.



00:28 πŸ” Mei Phing discusses skills gaps and the importance of identifying and fixing them.

03:15 πŸ“ Mei Phing recommends taking the 16 Personalities test to gain insights into your natural strengths and weaknesses.

06:10 πŸ€” Reflecting on past experiences and failures can help identify skills gaps that need improvement.

09:35 πŸ—£οΈ Asking for feedback from friends, colleagues, and bosses can provide valuable insights into areas for improvement.

12:35 πŸ“š Mei Phing suggests rating yourself on the 12 skills needed for corporate success to identify areas that require development.

15:20 🎯 Identifying skills gaps is essential for targeted learning and improvement.


Key Insights

πŸ“ Self-awareness and reflection are crucial for identifying skills gaps and areas for improvement. Taking the time to analyze past experiences and failures can provide valuable insights.

🀝 Seeking feedback from others, such as friends, colleagues, and bosses, can offer different perspectives and highlight areas that may require development.

🎯 Identifying skills gaps is the first step towards targeted learning and improvement. By understanding what areas need work, individuals can focus their efforts on relevant training and practice.

πŸ’Ό Mei Phing’s 16 Personalities test and the 12 skills needed for corporate success offer valuable resources for self-assessment and identifying skills gaps.

🌟 Developing self-awareness and actively working to improve skills gaps can lead to increased confidence, better execution, and sustained success in both personal and professional endeavours.



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