Self-Mastery Skills for Managers (with sub-skills):

  1. Ability to Think
  • Orderly 
  • Sequential
  • Logical
  • Critical
  • Associative
  • Systematic
  • Creative 
  • Integrative thinking
  1. Ability to Intuit: 
  • To know something without the use of logic and 
  • What is yet to happen, based on a gut feeling instead of observable premises.
  1. Ability to Feel: 
  • Mastering adverse emotions 
  • Emotional self-awareness
  • Empathy
  • Sympathy
  1. Ability to Do:
  • Planning
  • Hypothesizing
  • Conceptualizing
  • Designing
  • Simulating
  • Monitoring
  • Assessing
  • Evaluating
  • Performance enhancement
  1. Ability to Communicate — Develop among employees the ability to: 
  • Have logical reasoning in what they communicate
  • Establish integrity, competency and emotional rapport with the receivers
  • Receive messages accurately
  • Pay attention to messages that instruct them to do something
  • Be mindful and aware of the purpose of listening to the manager
  • Manage thoughts being received 
  • Allow the manager to articulate and ventilate, plus 
  • Figure out where he/she is coming from and his/her major concerns.
  1. Ability to Lead — Develop leadership qualities among employees which include:
  • The ability to earn respect
  • Cultivate loyalty
  • Encourage support 
  • Elicit commitment from other people
  1. Ability to Be — Employees should develop the ability to: 
  • Have a desire to know the unknown
  • Have a philosophical perspective of what the life and the world is
  • Be tolerant in accepting the ways of other people
  • Continuously accommodate new experiences and create new insights
  • Fully understand and live universal values that define humanity 
  • Determine one’s strength and weakness for further improvement

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