“… we tend to focus on compensating for weaknesses instead of evolving individual strengths”
📗 Was checking out another ‘Goals’ tool (I like this one – goalscape) when I came across this … which reinforced 1 of my beliefs.
💡”Too many people have been trained out of appreciating their unique strengths and talents. We accept that there are 9 Billion unique fingerprints, faces, and DNA, but when it comes to our abilities, we try to force them into a small number of standardized moulds. In most societies, we tend to focus on compensating for weaknesses instead of evolving individual strengths.
This starts at school and extends to the workplace. Unsurprisingly, when people are made to focus on what they are not good at, they stop loving and start loathing what they do … ”