Are you using your Strength as a Strength…or as a Weakness?

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Are you using your Strength as a Strength…or as a Weakness?

How do you know if you are using your Strength as a Strength or as a Weakness?

“Look and you will find it – what is unsought will go undetected.”
~  Sophocles

If you have spent time developing your strengths, you know the power this brings to your Leadership Core. However, there are also times when we need to adjust our process or approach to be more focused in the strength’s productive outcomes.

Ask yourself these 3 questions about each of your strengths to find out if you are using them as a strength or a weakness:

  • Are you using your strength toward meeting a purposeful goal?
  • Do you feel good when you are using your strength?
  • Do others feel good when you are using your strength?

If you answered no to any of these questions, take a few moments to rethink how you use your strength and adjust so you can say yes.

“I am passionate about helping people” just isn’t specific enough.   How do I go the next step?

Stay tuned for our next article which will talk about the Passion Component of the OPTO Leadership Core Model.

At Kinetic Insights, our PathFinders are skilled in helping leaders unleash the greatness in themselves and in their organizations. Call or email us for a quick discussion that just might put you and your team on the path to significant change.

Gail A. Froelicher is Founder, CEO and PathFinder of Kinetic Insights, LLC. For over 11 years, Gail and her team of PathFinders have journeyed with their customers to forge successful paths in rapidly changing business environments.

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By |2018-09-27T15:40:08+00:00November 30th, 2010|Categories: Leadership Insights, More Insights|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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Gail A. Froelicher, CEO and Founder of Kinetic Insights, is an experienced executive with a proven and consistent record of success in emerging technology businesses. Throughout her 30 year career she has been successful in key leadership positions by motivating and developing teams that stress quality, integrity and respect for associates and business partners. View full bio

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