CGI 20 DIMENSIONS, STRENGTHS & DEFINITIONS

Kindness

Caring, charitable, and protective consideration and treatment of others

Perseverance/Grit

Responsibly completing goals despite difficulty and delay

Wisdom

Perception, foresight, and awareness of consequences that enable good decision-making

Peace

Respectfully calm despite stress and other’s agitation

Honesty

Being truthful, credible, and without deceit, thus respectful

Self-Control

Regulating one’s impulses, desires, emotions, and actions

Gratitude

Appreciation felt and expressed for a gift, service, or support

Curiosity

Enduring desire to find answers to questions of interest

Spirituality

Awareness of transcendence or Divinity that influences mood, thought, and behavior

Forgiveness

Overcoming reactivity to perceived injustice

Optimism

Hopefulness, positivity, confidence, and enthusiasm

Courage

Brave, reasoned choices to fulfill duties despite fear or danger

Love

Caring relationships marked by joy, endearment, and trust

Humility

Respectfully admitting mistakes; enjoying other’s success while still confident

Cooperation

Respectful collaboration with others

Creativity

Being imaginative and resourceful in pursuing an interest, developing something, or completing a task

Openness

Morally responsible consideration of facts, context, and reasoning to determine beliefs

Fairness

Respectful, just, considerate treatment of others

Generosity

Giving gladly to help meet another's needs

Purpose

Consistent intent and action to accomplish what is meaningful and helpful

CONCEPTUALIZING CHARACTER IN FOUR DIMENSIONS

  • Character Dimensions
  • Strengths
  • Respect - Considerate, moral, and honorable attitude toward and treatment of others, creatures, the environment, and oneself
  • Honesty, Humility, Cooperation, Fairness, Peace
  • Responsibility - Conscientiously fulfilling one's passion and duties
  • Wisdom, Perseverance/Grit, Openness, Peace, Self-Control
  • Caring - Graciously engaged with others while meeting one another's needs without requiring reciprocity
  • Love, Kindness, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Generosity
  • Motivation - Intrinsic forces moving us toward meaningful values, attitudes, and action
  • Creativity, Curiosity, Spirituality, Optimism, Purpose

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