Personality is the overall impression that a person creates on others. It is the integrated image of all the psychological ,intellectual, emotional and physical characteristics of an individual as they are presented to other people. A good personality is vital for success in the professional as well as personal life. It depends on a number of qualities but few of the important ones are given below. Awareness of these qualities along with self-appraisal and efforts for improvement of shortcomings can greatly help in the development of a good personality.
1) Physical appearance
2) Communication skills
4) Skills – Professional and Personal
5) Self- confidence
6) Personal qualities
8) Activities and Interests
9) Achievement and success
A brief insight to the above qualities is given in the following paragraphs:
1) PHYSICAL APPEARANCE
Visual impact is the first impression that you make on others. Factors which help are cleanliness, proper clothing, smartness and cheerfulness. Try to be at your visual best always.
2) COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Communication skills play a very important role in your personality rating. Communication Skills comprises of speaking ability, comprehension, voiceculture as well as writing skills . Also , if you are a good conversationalist as well as a good listener and genuinely interested in other people, you can win many friends and make a good impression on others.
A wide and prospective knowledge in addition to depth in your own field of study greatly helps in the building up of your personality. This needs wide reading and assimilation ,observation and inquisitiveness to learn and also interaction with learned experienced people.
4) SKILLS- (PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL)
Development o pertinent skills needed for your professional work and personal life greatly enhances your personality. Some of the important ones are leadership skills, organizations skills, practical skills in your field, human management skills, entertainment skills including some basic skills like first-aid,cooking,driving etc.
It is the confidence in one’s own abilities which helps in taking up responsibilities and initiative things. Self-confidence can greatly perk up your image and help you in giving a dynamic personality.
Courage, logical analysis and successful experiences greatly help in boosting up your self-confidence.
6) PERSONAL QUALITIES
To a great extent, it is the personal qualities which constitute and give shape to your personality. Some of the important qualities which help towards a good personality build-up are the following: character and morality; etiquette and manners; discipline; work ethics; time management; friendliness and love: humor; optimism and cheerful attitude: helpful nature: humidity; maturity and emotional stability.
Good and robust health is an essential and necessary quality for a good personality. Without good health you become ineffective even if you possess all other qualities and achievements.
8 ) ACTIVITIES AND INTERSTS
An active interest in a wide variety of things like sports, cultural activities, social activities, as well as interest in some hobbies go a long way in giving an all round personality to an individual.
9)ACHIEVEMENTS AND SUCCESS
Finally, achievements and success are factors which enhances your personality and image. They in turn bring popularity and more opportunities. They are great motivating factors which will give a boost to your personality.