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Empowering people through

Core Qualities
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Peter Hill!
CFM Consulting Ltd.!

Theory  of  Core  Quali/es  

Core Quality

Pitfall

Allergy

Challenge

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in who you are and what your core qualities.Core quality tool ! •  Was developed by Daniel Ofman ! •  Can be used to discover. ! •  Core qualities can be made visible in a core quadrant. ! . pitfalls. challenges and allergies are in life. and give tremendous insight.

Core Quality
 ! •  A core quality is a specific strength that characterises you! •  It is a strong and positive personal quality! •  It makes you what you are! •  It is one of the first things people say about you when they are asked to describe you! •  Each person has at least one core quality! .

Examples qualities
 ! •  You are decisive! •  You are modest! •  You are rational! .

your quality becomes a weakness! .Pitfall
 ! •  Your pitfall goes hand-in-hand with your core quality! •  It is the distortion of your core quality when you show too much of it! •  It is the reversed side of the medal.

Creating the quadrant
 ! ! Core ! ! Quality! ! ! ! too much! Pitfall! ! Strength becomes pitfall! .

Other examples ! •  Core Quality ! ! Pitfall! •  Decisive •  Modest! •  Rational ! ! ! !Forcing! !Invisible! !Distant! ! ! ! .

A distortion is too much of something good ! ! ! ! Determined ! ! ! ! too much! ?! ! Strength becomes pitfall! .

A distortion is too much of something good ! ! ! ! Determined ! ! ! ! too much! Pushy! ! Strength becomes pitfall! .

Challenge
 ! •  Your challenge is the positive opposite of your pitfall! •  It is a positive quality that you should show more often! •  It is a quality you often recognise and admire in others! •  This quality is needed to keep your core quality well-balanced! .

With the Pitfall comes the Challenge ! Determined! pushy! ?! .

With the Pitfall comes the Challenge ! Determined! pushy! Patience! .

especially when that person is the personification of that behaviour you detest! .Allergy
 ! •  Your allergy is the negative opposite of your core quality! •  Most people are allergic to their own challenge recognised in other persons! •  You can get into conflict with people that are in your allergy zone.

Core Quadrant ! Core Quality! Allergy! Pitfall! Challenge! .

Core Quadrant ! Pitfall! Allergy! Challenge! .

Core Quadrant ! Determined! Passivity! Pushy! Patience! .

Four Entries ! •  Core Quality ! !your specific strength! •  Pitfall ! ! !the label people put on you! •  Challenge! ! !what you would like to have! ! ! ! more of! ! ! !what you find difficult to ! ! ! !handle in other people! ! ! ! •  Allergy ! ! .

Core Quadrant ! Core quality ! ! ! ! !Pitfall! Allergy ! ! ! ! Challenge! ! .

Core Quadrant ! Flexible! rigid! Laisser-faire! structured! .

Core Quadrant ! Self-confident! submissive! arrogant! modest! .

Searching for these positive traits and strengthening them is called empowerment. ! •  Ofman's theory on core quadrants presents a method for identifying and strengthening each individual's positive characteristics.•  Each individual has positive qualities. ! .

More on this subject?
 ! •  In English:! •  Core Qualities – Daniel Ofman! •  ISBN-13: 9789055942404! •  ISBN-10: 9055942405! .