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Table of Contents
1. Introduction 3
2.   Intrapersonal effectiveness 3
2.1 Jackson’s hybrid model of personality and learning 3
2.2 Analysis and reflection of results 4
2.3 Goal setting 5
3. Conclusion 6
References list 7

Table 1. Learning Styles Profiler results 4

1. Introduction
According to Singh (2013, p.1289), the success of one person has no more than 25 per cent contribution of IQ (personal general intelligence); the rest depends on intrapersonal competencies and how they influence job satisfaction. Moreover, employees expect their leaders to be confident in their role, optimise to face the future, always maintain self-control and support their colleagues and staff (Singh, 2013, p.1299). In this portfolio, I will examine how intrapersonal effectiveness helps me to understand my own strengths and weaknesses by using the measurement of Learning Styles Profiler and comparing this to my experience. Then I apply SMART framework for my future strategies to overcome, develop my weaknesses and achieve my goal setting.
2.   Intrapersonal effectiveness
Developing self-awareness, self-motivation and managing emotion are main activities to form intrapersonal effectiveness (Barone, McCarthy, Sojka & Tucker, 2000, p.335).
2.1 Jackson’s hybrid model of personality and learning
Personality traits are varied by the influence of different situations and are potentially elements of emotions and behavior (Glen, 2011, p.756). Thus, realizing which traits we are is definitely useful to help us building our effective working methods and professional development.
“Hybrid model of learning in personality was developed by Jackson to explain personality in terms of biological, socio-cognitive and experiential processes.” (Baguma, Furnham & Jackson, 2009, p.747). Besides, Hobman, Jackson, JimmieSon and Martin (2009) stated that this model is better than Big Five (Costa & McCrae, 1992) and other models...