Ask three friends, colleagues, or family members to identify your top 5–10 strengths. What characteristics make you YOU and make you special?
Based on the feedback you received, reflect on which of these strengths you want to harness and build on for this stretch role. Reflect, and spend 10 minutes responding to the following questions:
Complete Section 4, “Strengths,” of your Professional Development Plan.
If you are not clear on some of these questions, consider connecting with your manager to clarify what is expected of you in this stretch role and to ask them to help you identify strengths you may need to cultivate.