Don’t be bashful. Don’t be humble. Unless humility is your greatest strength, of course.
I’m talking character, traits, attributes. Rather than skills. Such as your ability to play Scott Joplin rags on the piano with one foot , while operating the Sky remote with the other.
My greatest strength is decisiveness. The ability to assess, plan, act and then move on.
Have I always made the right decision? Probably not. Supporting Spurs turned out to be pretty hairbrained. Going to a Boston project at 4 a.m to score coke, monumentally stupid.
And it’s not to say I don’t reminisce about people, places and events, I do. Often. Just that, broadly speaking, I am comfortable with what I did and why I did it. In business and in life.
So, look us in the eye and say
“My greatest strength is…”