Chapter 10. Achieving Your Potential

  1. Jessica Pryce-Jones

Published Online: 1 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470666845.ch10

Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital For Success

Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital For Success

How to Cite

Pryce-Jones, J. (2010) Achieving Your Potential, in Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital For Success, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470666845.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470689424

Online ISBN: 9780470666845

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Keywords:

  • achieving your potential;
  • connected to all 5cs and elements within them;
  • Myers-Briggs type indicator;
  • strengths - today's big management and leadership trends;
  • recognizing your strengths;
  • Gallup's Strength-Finder, VIA survey, or Realise2 - trying any three routes;
  • strengths-based approach;
  • strength over-use and downfall;
  • giving yourself enough time and enough motivation – making one an expert in any field;
  • deliberate practice, Professor Anders Ericsson - key to expertise, practicing what you struggle to do

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Achieving Your Potential

  • Feeling Energized

  • Using Your Strengths

  • Using Your Skills

  • Learning New Skills

  • Overcoming Challenges at Work

  • Concluding Achieving Your Potential