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Tell Me About Yourself ~ 2013-0801

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What do you say when someone says, “tell me about yourself?”  Do you give them your credentials and job title or do you tell them your story? What is your story?

  • What is your sense of personal calling?
  • What are your deepest feelings about the reason you are alive?
  • What makes you real and worth knowing?
  • What capacities are you developing?
  • What are you doing to invest in yourself?

Answers these questions and you’ll be able to effectively tell your story when asked “tell me about yourself.”

CITE: Cooper, R. (1997). Executive EQ: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Organizations. New York. Berkeley Publishing Company, Inc.



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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