SEMESTER FALL 2013
Personality Psychology (PSY405)
Assignment No. 01
Due Date: November 26, 2013
Upon the completion of this assignment, students will learn:
How to critically analyze a personality characteristics of a hero
It will be a source of inspiration for students
In this assignment you are required to analyze the personality of famous talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist “Oprah Winfery”. Go to the given profile’s link of Oprah Winfery on Wikipedia. You are supposed to read the whole profile and analyze her personality according to given instructions:
Link for Oprah Winfery profile: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey
Report on Personality analysis:
1. Strengths: (5)
In the first part of assignment you are required to describe the personality strengths of Oprah Winfery. Secondly you are also required to describe how her strengths helped her in becoming what she is today.
2. Weaknesses: (5)
In the second part of your assignments you are required to describe the weaknesses of Oprah’s personality. Also describe how she has dealt with her weaknesses.
3. Opportunities: (5)
In the third part describe how she converted some events of her life into opportunities. Discuss in detail her opportunities and her way to gain maximum out of that opportunity.
4. View: (5)
In last part conclude what you have learned from this assignment. Did you learn anything important?
Note: This is a non-graded activity. Its purpose is to enhance your command on the subject. It’s marks will not be included in your final assessment.
Only in the case of Assignment, 24 hours extra / grace period after the due date is usually available to overcome uploading difficulties which may be faced by the students on last date. This extra time should only be used to meet the emergencies and above mentioned due dates should always be treated as final to avoid any inconvenience.
While I can’t possibly do justice to Oprah’s lifetime of contribution and service, what I can do is look for themes and patterns. I think the most important theme I noticed is that Oprah is a self-starter and she’s a visionary. Her determination and drive carry her forward, while her reflection and continuous growth help her redefine who she is and carry the best forward. It’s like a fine wine getting better with age. Here are 25 lessons from Oprah we can learn and model from: