Don’t miss this great case study written by bestselling author Paul B. Brown in Forbes.com, on this key idea: working on your weaknesses is about the worst thing you can do.
After all, writes Brown, “I think you should do everything in your power ONLY to do what you do best….You are far better off capitalizing on what you do best, instead of trying to offset your weakness. Making a weakness less of a weakness is simply not as good at being the best you possibly can be at something.”
Have you ever been advised to work on your own weaknesses? How did it turn out? Read the rest of this article, and let us know what you think in the Leave a Reply section below.
About the author:
I am a best-selling author, and an extremely proud Forbes alum. A former writer and editor at Business Week, Inc. and Financial World, in addition to my six years at Forbes, I’ve written, co-written and “ghosted” numerous best-sellers including Customers for Life (with Carl Sewell.) My latest book, which I co-author with Leonard A. Schlesinger and Charles F. Kiefer, is Just Start: Take Action; Embrace Uncertainty; Create the Future.
- Posted by Regan Kelly