Here's why you should stop focusing on your weakness and start playing to your strengths

Here's why you should stop focusing on your weakness and start playing to your strengths
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| July 31 2016,

07:30 am


"Be more aggressive, improve in math, fake it till you make it..." I have been working on my weaknesses my entire life. Every report card, job evaluation, magazine spread and sermon has provided another friendly reminder to tweak some aspect of myself. It has been an exhausting uphill pull, and after a lifetime of trying to accommodate these demands, including a decade in HR Management when I imposed this narrative on others, I've found that people come with certain innate gifts, talents and abilities as well as weaknesses and flaws. No amount of coaching and development will ever change the core of a person — thank goodness!

differentNo one does everything well and those that really thrive typically do so by acknowledging their weaknesses and playing to their strengths









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We are all far better off capitalizing on our strengths than giving unrelenting focus to our weaknesses.



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