It is helpful to understand who you are—your strengths and your weaknesses—in order to grow as a person.
Most evaluation systems classify an individual's learned behavior rather than their inherent personality. I use the Arno Profiling System for temperament analysis. As it accurately assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the individual, I can fine tune my coaching and counseling to their needs.
This method is effective in a variety of fields, from pastoral counseling and conflict resolution, through to human resources and personnel applications.