Taking annual inventory is essential as it makes you Know Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat (SWOT). The self-inventory disclose a decrease in fault and increase in virtues. One goes ahead, stands still or goes backward in life. I believe we all have the objective of going ahead. It discloses if any advancement has been made, and if so, how much and also if any backward steps have been made too.
One will ask which time interval is best to take the self-inventory once a week, once in two weeks, once a month. You are in best position to know when to take the inventory we set a different goal to achieve so they time for self-inventory will differ.
Below is some question you can ask yourself when doing the self-inventory analysis
Analysis Questionnaires For Self-Inventory
- Have you achieved the goal you establish as your objectives for the year?
- Has your spirit of conduct been harmonious and cooperative at all times?
- Has the habit of procrastination decreased your efficiency and if so, to what extent?
- Has your personality improved and If so in what way?
- How persistent have you been in following your set plan through to completion?
- Have you made a decision promptly and positively on all occasion?
- Has fear decreased your efficiency?
- Have your ‘under-caution’ or ‘over-caution’ yourself?
- How is your relationship status with people and colleagues at work, Pleasant or unpleasant?
- Has the lack of concentration of effort dissipated any of your energy?
- Have you gained respect from friend or colleagues from your conduct?
- Has your decision and opinion been based upon the accuracy of analysis or guesswork?
- Are in the right line of vocation?
- What is your present rating on the fundamental principles of success? (Have it check by one who will give your fair result)
- How can you re-budget your time and some of your habit so to become better next time?
The information you will get from this self-inventory analysis will be priceless to personal development and efficiency. If you doubt the above statement, test its soundness by answering in writing the above question. Indeed it will be both profitable and satisfying if you don’t doubt the strength of the statement.