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Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Building Customer Loyalty
Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Building Strategic Working Relationships
Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Building Trust
Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization.

Continuous Learning
Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

Decision Making
Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent

Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.

Monitoring the results of delegations, assignments, or projects, considering the skills, knowledge, and experience of the assigned individual and the characteristics of the assignment or project.

Formal Presentation
Presenting ideas effectively (including nonverbal communication and use of visual aids) to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.

Information Monitoring
Setting up ongoing procedures to collect and review information needed to manage an organization or ongoing activities within it.

Initiating Action
Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.

Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.

Planning and Organizing
Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Risk Taking
Initiating action that tries to achieve a recognized benefit or advantage when potential negative consequences are understood.

Sales Ability / Persuasiveness
Using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of a product, service, or idea from prospects and clients.

Stress Tolerance
Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

Technical / Professional Knowledge
Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

Staying with a position or plan of action until the desired objective is obtained or is no longer reasonably attainable.

Work Standards
Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

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