Should you play to your strengths or shore-up your weaknesses?
If you pose this question to a group of professionals some will answer play to your strengths, some will answer shore-up weaknesses and others will answer both.
The truth is that they are all correct to a degree.
The real answer lies in understanding context, environment and priority of the situation to which the question is being posed.
Continued professional growth, leading to increased performance over time, is what separates the good from the great. Rapidly evolving markets demand that successful business people have fluidity in their approach to professional development. However many executives and entrepreneurs focus on the wrong areas, at the wrong times, and for the wrong reasons in their efforts to refine and improve their skill sets. In today’s post I’ll share insights on how to prioritize your professional development efforts. (more…)